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BTTS Withholding Tax Filing Instructions

 

WITHHOLDING TAX FILING INSTRUCTIONS

Withholding tax filers must have a zero payment amount due with the return for the filing period covered. To start the process, please dial (803) 898-5918 and follow the recorded instructions. First time users are required to register on the system prior to filing their first return.

To register your Withholding Tax File number:

1. Enter your 9-digit Withholding Tax File number, which begins with 25.

2. Select a 4-digit personal identification number ("PIN").

3. Transfer to file Withholding Tax return (optional).

To file your Quarterly Tax Return (WH - 1605):

1. Enter your 9-digit Withholding Tax File number, which begins with 25.

2. Enter the 4-digit PIN number that you selected.

3. Enter the quarterly filing period covered.

4. Enter the total state tax withheld from all sources for the period you are filing.

5. Enter the deposits or payments made during this period.

6. Enter the expected refund amount

7. Enter first month Federal liability.

8. Enter second month Federal liability.

9. Enter third month Federal liability.

10. Re-enter your PIN as the electronic signature to receive a confirmation number.

11. Record the confirmation number

12. Enter the date of your last withholding liability if you are no longer required towithhold SC Tax.

13. You're done!

To file Fourth Quarter / Annual Reconciliation of Income Tax Withheld (WH-1606):

1. Repeat steps 1 through 9 of the quarterly filing portion (WH -1605).

2. Enter total state tax withheld from all sources.

3. Enter total wages reported.

4. Enter number of wage and tax statements, W-2s and (1099s with state tax withheld).

5. Re-enter your PIN as the electronic signature to receive a confirmation number.

6. Record the confirmation number.

7. Enter the date of your last withholding liability if you are no longer required towithhold SC Tax.

8. You're done!

The process takes less than 10 minutes to complete. If assistance is needed with withholding tax related questions, please contact the DOR Withholding Tax Help Line at (803) 896-1450. For all TeleFile support issues, you should contact the Business Tax TeleFile Help Line at (803) 896-1715 or contact us at telefile@sctax.org.



 
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