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Re: Washington State Paid Leave

Hello NoahBRC2018,

 

Thank you for posting here in the Community. I'd be glad to help provide information about the Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave tax.

 

The ability to pay and file the Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave tax is already available in QuickBooks Online. Please also know that the due date for the first and second quarter of 2019 will be on August 31, 2019.

 

I'm also attaching some screenshots for your visual guide on this:

 

 

 

However, for your reporting needs, you'll need to run the reports available in the system to determine the calculation of the amounts. In case you need more information on payroll reports, check out this article:

 

Payroll Reports Overview.

 

Feel free to post your response anytime you have additional questions or concerns with the state tax, and I'll be sure to lend a hand.

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Re: Washington State Paid Leave

Does Quickbooks Assisted Payroll take care of filling out the forms and also submitting payment to washington state on behalf of the companies? 

 

I want to make sure there is not an area where I need to submit a ACH debit to deposit a withheld amount for this tax.

 

Thank you.

QuickBooks Team

Re: Washington State Paid Leave

Hello there, @Hybrid_ARC.

 

Yes, you are correct, Quickbooks Assisted Payroll takes care of filling out the forms and also submitting payment to the state agency on behalf of the companies. I'd be pleased to get you pointed in the right direction in making sure that your tax payments are correct.

 

To ensure that all your tax forms and payments were submitted properly it'd be best to reach out directly to our Assisted Payroll Care Team. This team is the best resource for such inquiries, as they're able to pull up your transactions securely while the Community is a public space.

 

Additionally, you may see these articles below to learn more on how assisted payroll works in QuickBooks Desktop:

That should get you on track.

 

Please let me know how things turns out. I'm always here to help if there's anything else you need. Have a lovely day!

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Re: Washington State Paid Leave

I want to let everyone know that Quickbooks is giving the WRONG information regarding the tax rate for under 50 employees who have elected to pay their employees portion of tax, and thus are not liable for paying the employer portion. If this is what you've elected to do, you can disable the employee tax item. Using only the Company tax portion, the correct percentage is .25332% of wages. I called the Family Leave department directly for help on this calculation, and this is what they told me. I just filed my taxes and it was correct.

 

When the employer (only) pays the tax, the calculation is .6333% OF the .04% - so it is NEITHER .6333% OR .04% as Quickbooks has told us it is. Wrong. So manually change the employer rate to .25332% and it will calculate correctly.

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