Increasing Tax Withholding to 30 Percent for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Federal Payment Levy Program (FPLP)

flying_moneyChange Request (CR) 9154 instructs the Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System (HIGLAS) system maintainer to make necessary programming changes to increase the tax withhold percentage from 15 percent to 30 percent. If you owe back taxes to the IRS and those taxes are eligible to be withheld from payments due you from Medicare, the withhold rate will increase from the current 15 percent to 30 percent on June 19, 2015.

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