FAQs - Employer Withholding

We have an active employee who was recently deceased. Do we withhold Ohio taxes from his/her final check?

All money disbursed after an employee's death (including wages, vacation pay, and other compensation paid, etc.) is exempt from withholding taxes.

More information on this topic can be located in the 'General Instructions for Forms W-2 and W-3' on the IRS website.