Category: "State Laws"
2020 changes to state minimum wage
14 January, 2020
Estimated time to read: 45 seconds
Workers in more than 20 states ushered in the new year with hopes of larger paychecks. In total, more than half the country will see a pay raise due to an increase in the minimum wage on a state-by-state basis. Additionally, 26 cities are set to raise their minimum wage standards in 2020 (17...
What You Need to Know About the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (MCTMT)
03 December, 2019
Estimated time to read: 1 minute
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has released information about a tax that applies to employers within the state. This tax, titled the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility Tax (MCTMT), applies to employers who: Are required to withhold New York State income tax fro...
Planning Ahead for Local and State Minimum Wage Increases
28 May, 2019
Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 30 seconds
Managing payroll is already complex, and when you factor in the ever-changing regulations, it can be downright challenging. One of the changes your business may be facing in 2019 is a local or state minimum wage increase. This year, 21 states and a number of local jurisdictions have increased their...
State Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Tax Changes to Expect in 2019
08 January, 2019
Estimated time to read: 2 minutes, 15 seconds
As we head into 2019, more states and localities have announced changes to their minimum wage rates. Here’s a rundown of the latest developments. States: Alaska: $9.89 (from $9.84), effective Jan. 1, 2019. Arkansas: $9.25 (from $8.50), effective Jan. 1, 2019. The minimum wage will increas...
Changes for 2019 in State Minimum Wage Rates
06 November, 2018
Estimated time to read: 1 minute, 45 seconds
As usual, the new year will usher in a multitude of changes in state and municipal minimum wage laws. Let's take a look at some of the reasons why payroll professionals need to be aware of the changes. Montana, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, and Vermont will all raise minimum wages on January...