State Unemployment Wage Bases

Employers are responsible for paying both federal and state unemployment insurance taxes.

This can be confusing, especially because there is no standard for calculating the wage base.

Thanks to our friends at the American Payroll Association and the editors of PayState Update, PEOPLEASE makes sure all employers can stay on top of SUTA changes, no matter the state!

Click the file below to download a chart of State Taxable Wage Bases for 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017. States with that will be changing wage bases in 2020 are highlighted in bold.

Original source: American Payroll Association, 2019.