California Announces 2012 UI, ETT, and EDI Rates

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) recently released the 2012 UI, ETT, and SDI rates. An historical compilation of prior year rates is available in Form DE 3395. 2012 UI, ETT, and SDI Rates The UI rate schedule in effect for 2012 is Schedule “F+.”...

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Vermont Minimum Wage to Increase to $8.46 January 1, 2012

The Vermont Department of Labor announced recently that pursuant to Title 21 of the Vermont Statutes, Annotated §384, the minimum wage for the state of Vermont will increase from $8.15 to $8.46 per hour effective January 1, 2012. The law requires an adjustment to the...

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IRS Announces Adjustments to SIMPLE Plan Limits for 2012

In IR-2011-103, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced cost-of-living adjustments to the limits on SIMPLE plan contributions for 2012. The limitation for SIMPLE plans is codified in §408(p)(2)(E) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (IRC). This section also...

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Ohio Minimum Wage to Increase to $7.70 per Hour for 2012

The Ohio Department of Commerce announced recently that, effective January 1, 2012, the minimum wage for the state of Ohio will increase to $7.70 per hour for non-tipped employees and $3.85 for tipped employees. Minimum Wage Applies to Employers That Gross More than...

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Oregon Minimum Wages Increases to $8.80 for 2012

Brad Avakian, Commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, announced recently that, effective January 1, 2012, the minimum wage for the state of Oregon will increase to $8.80 per hour. Measure 25 Mandates Annual Adjustments As a result of Measure 25,...

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Nevada Unemployment Wage Base to Decrease to $26,400

The Employment Security Division of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation has announced an decrease in the taxable wage base for 2012. Wage Base Decreases for Second Consecutive Year The wage base will decrease from $26,600 for 2011 to...

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Wyoming Unemployment Wage Base to Increase to $23,000

Director Joan K. Evans of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has announced a increase in the taxable wage base for 2012. $700 Increase More Offsets Last Year’s Decrease The wage base will increase from $22,300 for 2011 to $23,000 for 2012. Find Out the Wage...

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Vermont Wage Base to Increase for 2012

Pursuant to legislation passed in 2010, the taxable wage base in Vermont will increase for 2012. The wage base will increase from $13,000 for 2011 to $16,000 for 2012. Third Consecutive Annual Increase This is the third consecutive year that the wage base will...

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New Jersey Unemployment Wage Base to Increase To $30,300

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has announced the wage base for New Jersey unemployment insurance, temporary disability insurance, and family leave insurance will increase from $29,600 for 2011 to $30,300 for 2012. 2012 Rate Year Rates...

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NJ Lowers Unemployment Tax Rates for 2012 Rate Year

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently signed into law A-3819 (S-2730), which reduces the unemployment tax rates that employers would have otherwise had to pay during the 2012 rate year (July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012). The rates will increase, however, from...

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Washington Unemployment Wage Base to Increase to $38,200

The Washington Employment Security Department has announced an increase in the taxable wage base for 2012. The wage base will increase from $37,300 for 2011 to $38,200 for 2012. Find Out the Wage Base for All States by Visiting the Vision Payroll Unemployment Taxable...

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