Pittsburgh, PA asked in Tax Law for Pennsylvania

Q: I work in PA and my employer who is out of state failed to withhold and pay local taxes for all of 2017. Are the liable?

Even with PA tax act 32?

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Frank Huerta Jr
Frank Huerta Jr
Answered
  • Tax Law Lawyer
  • Fresno, CA

A: Unfortunately you are liable for your tax liability if there was not enough withholding. The government holds the taxpayer responsible to review their checks for the proper withholding amount. It would be a different story if they took your withholding and did not forward it to the government, in that case you would sue your employer.

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