Other Taxes US - Change Existing Record

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Use this procedure to make a correction to or end an employee’s Other Taxes US (0235) infotype record.


Certain groups of employees may be exempt from some taxes because they don't meet the definition of employee, the nature of the work they do, or their work is considered non-localized.

Some groups of employees are systematically exempted from the tax(es). Others may require an Other Taxes US (0235) record be created to exempt them from these taxes processing through payroll.

Taxes exempted from this infotype include:

Exemptions from federal (FED) taxes

Exemptions from Washington state (WA) taxes

If exemptions are needed for Federal Withholding, refer to the Withholding Info W4/W5 US - Create New Record procedure instead.

  1. Step 1

    Enter transaction code PA30 in the command field and click the Enter button.

    Command field with transaction code PA30.

  2. Step 2

    Complete the following field:

    • Personnel no.

    Personnel no. field selected.

  3. Step 3

    Click Enter to populate the employee information.

  4. Step 4

    On the Payroll tab, select the Other Taxes US radio button.

    Payroll tab with Other Taxes US selected.

  5. Step 5

    Click the Overview button.

  6. Step 6

    Select the record you wish to correct or end.

    Other Taxes record to correct or end selected.

  7. Step 7

    Click the Change button.

    • Using the Change button overwrites the existing record and should only be used when making corrections.

  8. Step 8

    Enter necessary changes to the record:

    Other Taxes Tax 087 changed selected

    • In most cases, the Start and To dates should not be changed. Changing the Start or To dates will delete the record being updated.

    • Exemption selections are as follows:

      • Blank - Not exempt
      • R - Exempt, reportable: use for an employee that is exempt from taxation, but whose earnings are reportable.
      • Y - Exempt, not reportable: use for an employee that is both exempt from certain taxes and whose earnings should not be reported, such as a foreign national.
    • Refer to the Tax Type data definitions for information on which tax types the state of Washington uses, definitions, applicable exemption statuses, and more.

    • When exempting an employee from a certain tax, be sure to exempt all applicable tax types as there my be multiple. For example, if you are exempting an employee from Washington's Paid Family and Medical Leave program, there are three tax types

    • Employees who have received an ESD approved exemption to the WA Cares / LTSS premiums, should have their Exempt status set to R – Exempt, reportable.

      Other employees who are not liable for WA Cares / LTSS premiums, should have their Exempt status set to Y – Exempt, not reportable.

      For more information on LTSS premiums and exemptions, see the Employer Long Term Services and Supports FAQ and the Employer LTSS & PFML IT0235 Decision Matrix on the Payroll Resource webpage.

    • It is strongly recommended to record the reason for exemption using Maintain Text. Follow the Maintain Text - Create Infotype Text user procedure if needed.

  9. Step 9

    Click the Enter button to validate the information.

  10. Step 10

    Click the Save button.

    • Be aware that most exemptions should be delimited in the event of a Separation or Transfer to a new agency, as many exemptions do not follow the employee.

      One exception is employees with an ESD approved exemption to the WA Cares Fund / LTSS program. Refer to the Employer Long Term Services and Supports FAQ, Question 14 for which ESD approved exemptions should remain active upon transfer or separation.