Missouri Releases Updated Employer Tax Guide

The Missouri Department of Revenue recently released an updated version of Publication 4282, Employer’s Tax Guide. This Guide provides instructions and information on filing and remitting withholding tax to the Missouri Department of Revenue, along with electronic specifications for those filing their reports electronically.

There are a few updates to this version of the publication, which saw its last update back in March 2018.

  • The Withholding Tax Formula was amended to add a step under “Step 1 – Using Annual Amounts”. This step involves calculating the estimated federal income tax through a specific formula, including deductions.
  • The withholding table numbers have been adjusted for TY 2018.

To review this publication in full, please visit the Missouri Department of Revenue by clicking here.


Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.
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