Florida Reemployment Tax Instructions for Excess Wage Computation R.12/15
Extracted from PDF file 2017-florida-form-rt-89.pdf, last modified October 2017
Reemployment Tax Instructions for Excess Wage Computation R.12/15Reemployment Tax Instructions for Excess Wage Computation RT-89 R. 12/15 TC Rule 73B-10.037 Florida Administrative Code Effective Date 12/15 This information is provided for use in computing excess wages. It is intended to assist employers in the correct reporting of wages on the Employer’s Quarterly Report (RT-6, formerly UCT-6). An Employer’s Quarterly Report must be filed even when all wages are excess and no tax is due. • For calendar years 2015 and forward, Taxable Wages are the first $7,000 paid to each covered employee during the calendar year. Ø For calendar years 2012 through 2014, taxable wages are $8,000 per covered employee. Ø For calendar years 2011 and before, taxable wages are $7,000 per covered employee. • Excess Wages are wages paid over $7,000 to an employee during the calendar year. Excess wages are not taxable wages. • Only the first $7,000 paid to an employee by the same employer in a calendar year is taxable. Taxable wages reported to another state by the same employer within the same calendar year should be included in determining the excess wage base for the employer. Report year-to-date, out-of-state taxable wages on the Employers Quarterly Report for Out-of-State Wages (RT-6NF, formerly UCT-6NF). • If you are a legal successor, the wages paid by your predecessor during the calendar year should be included in determining excess wages. • Wages must be reported on the Employer’s Quarterly Report (RT-6) in the quarter paid. • The sum of all amounts exceeding $7,000 per employee (excess wages) is entered on Line 3 of the tax report. This sum can never be larger than the gross wages (Line 2). The example on the reverse side shows a sample payroll with the employees’ wages and how to report them for a calendar year. 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Collection of your SSN is authorized under state and federal law. Visit our Internet site at floridarevenue.com and select “Privacy Notice” for more information regarding the state and federal law governing the collection, use, or release of SSNs, including authorized exceptions. RT-89 R. 12/15 Page 2 Excess Wages Are: 1. 2. 3. 4. Wages paid over $7,000 to an employee per year. Never greater than gross wages. Not taxable. Not yearly totals but only a total of excess wages for the quarter being reported. Sample Excess Wage Worksheet: 03-31-15 Employee SSN 1st Qtr. Gross 111111111 22222222 06-30-15 1st Qtr. Excess 1st Qtr. Taxable 2nd Qtr. Gross $ 3,000.00 0 $ 3,000.00 $ 9,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 7,000.00 333333333 $ 4,000.00 0 444444444 $ 1,000.00 Totals $ 17,000.00 09-30-15 12-31-15 2nd Qtr. Excess 2nd Qtr. Taxable 3rd Qtr. Gross 3rd Qtr. Excess 3rd Qtr. Taxable 4th Qtr. Gross 4th Qtr. Excess 4th Qtr. Taxable $ 3,000.00 0 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 1,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 3,000.00 0 $ 9,000.00 $ 9,000.00 0 $ 6,000.00 $ 6,000.00 0 0 0 0 $ 4,000.00 $ 3,000.00 0 $ 3,000.00 $ 7,000.00 $ 7,000.00 0 $ 500.00 $ 500.00 0 0 $ 1,000.00 $ 2,000.00 0 $ 2,000.00 $ 2,000.00 0 $ 2,000.00 $ 2,000.00 0 $ 2,000.00 $ 2,000.00 $ 15,000.00 $ 17,000.00 $ 9,000.00 $ 8,000.00 $ 18,000.00 $ 15,000.00 $ 3,000.00 $ 5,500.00 $ 3,500.00 $ 2,000.00 How to Report Wages: 000-000-000 03-31-15 0000000 Account # .0270 Tax Rate 000-000-000 XYZ Corporation 2334 Holiday LN. Monticello, FL 32344 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 1 – NUMBER OF COVERED WORKERS 06-30-15 0000000 Account # .0270 Tax Rate XYZ Corporation 2334 Holiday LN. Monticello, FL 32344 1st month 2nd month 3rd month 4 4 4 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 2 – GROSS WAGES PD. THIS QTR. (MUST = WAGE REPORT TOTAL) RT-6/UCT-6, Line 1 – NUMBER OF COVERED WORKERS 1st month 2nd month 3rd month 4 4 4 $ 17,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 2 – GROSS WAGES PD. THIS QTR. (MUST = WAGE REPORT TOTAL) $ 17,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 3 – LESS EXCESS WAGES THIS QTR. $ 2,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 3 – LESS EXCESS WAGES THIS QTR. $ 9,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 4 – TAXABLE WAGES $ 15,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 4 – TAXABLE WAGES $ 8,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 5 – TAX DUE THIS QUARTER (TAXABLE WAGES X RATE) 000-000-000 $ 405.00 09-30-15 0000000 Account # .0270 Tax Rate RT-6/UCT-6, Line 5 – TAX DUE THIS QUARTER (TAXABLE WAGES X RATE) 000-000-000 XYZ Corporation 2334 Holiday LN. Monticello, FL 32344 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 1 – NUMBER OF COVERED WORKERS $ 216.00 12-31-15 0000000 Account # .0270 Tax Rate XYZ Corporation 2334 Holiday LN. Monticello, FL 32344 1st month 2nd month 3rd month 4 4 4 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 1 – NUMBER OF COVERED WORKERS 1st month 2nd month 3rd month 3 3 3 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 2 – GROSS WAGES PD. THIS QTR. (MUST = WAGE REPORT TOTAL) $ 18,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 2 – GROSS WAGES PD. THIS QTR. (MUST = WAGE REPORT TOTAL) $ 5,500.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 3 – LESS EXCESS WAGES THIS QTR $ 15,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 3 – LESS EXCESS WAGES THIS QTR. $ 3,500.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 4 – TAXABLE WAGES $ 3,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 4 – TAXABLE WAGES $ 2,000.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 5 – TAX DUE THIS QUARTER (TAXABLE WAGES X RATE) $ 81.00 RT-6/UCT-6, Line 5 – TAX DUE THIS QUARTER (TAXABLE WAGES X RATE) $ 54.00 1st Qtr. Gross Wages 3,000.00 Employee SSN 123456789 0 1st Qtr. Excess Wages 3,000.00 1st Qtr. Taxable Wages 3,000.00 2nd Qtr. Gross Wages 0 3,000.00 2nd Qtr. Taxable Wages 3,000.00 3rd Qtr. Gross Wages floridarevenue.com 2nd Qtr. Excess Wages 2,000.00 3rd Qtr. Excess Wages YEAR :__________________________________________________ ACCOUNT # :____________________________________________ NAME :__________________________________________________ Reemployment Tax Excess Audit Worksheet 1,000.00 3rd Qtr. Taxable Wages 3,000.00 4th Qtr. Gross Wages 3,000.00 4th Qtr. Excess Wages 0 4th Qtr. 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More about the Florida Form RT-89 Corporate Income Tax TY 2017
We last updated the Reemployment Tax Instructions for Excess Wage Computation R.12/15 in February 2018, so this is the latest version of Form RT-89, fully updated for tax year 2017. You can download or print current or past-year PDFs of Form RT-89 directly from TaxFormFinder. You can print other Florida tax forms here.
Other Florida Corporate Income Tax Forms:
|Form Code||Form Name|
|Form RT-6||Employer's Quarterly Report with Payment Coupon|
|Form F-1120||Florida Corporate Income/Franchise Tax Return|
|Form F-1120N||Instructions for Preparing Form F-1120|
|Form RT-6N||Employer's Quarterly Report Instructions for the RT-6 and RT-6A R.12/15|
|Form DR-1||Florida Business Tax Application R.01/15|
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