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Missouri Employee Tax Withholding Help


When you enter employee state tax withholding information in Missouri, there are additional fields that need to be entered in Patriot Software. For more information and complete instructions, see the Missouri Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate.

How To Set Up Missouri Employee Taxes in Patriot Software

For new customers adding employees in the wizard, the employee tax withholding fields are found under the employee’s Tax Information page.  For employees added after you complete the wizard, you will be prompted to enter their tax information under:

Payroll > Employees > Employee List > Click the Employee Name > Taxes > Edit
These fields are under the “State Withholding” section.

Filing Status:  Enter the status employee has selected on their withholding certificate.
S = Single or Married Spouse Works or Married Filing Separate
M = Married (Spouse does not work)
H = Head of Household

Flat Amount Withholding: Only enter an amount here if the employee entered an amount on Line 3 of the withholding certificate.

Exemption from Withholding: Only choose “Exempt” if the employee has written “Exempt” on Line 4 of the withholding certificate.

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