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Michigan State Tax Information


Looking for Michigan state tax information? We provide the latest resources on state tax, unemployment, income tax and more.

Michigan Michigan Department of Treasury

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as an employer by clicking here
  • Michigan Withholding Exemption Certificate - MI-W4
  • Several Michigan cities have withholding forms as well. A complete list can be found here (under Michigan)
  • Withholding Method = 4.25% effective 1/1/2014
  • Supplemental Rate = Withhold as for federal, Withhold at 4.25% if flat rate for federal.

Local Taxes:

For a complete list of city taxes click here.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Report quarterly wages and contributions by filing Form UIA 1028 (Employer's Quarterly Wage/Tax Report) by 25th day of month following end of quarter:

Benefit ratio formula
Wage base is $9,500 for 2014
Contribution rates range from 0.06% to 10.3% for 2014
New employers use 2.7% in 2014
New construction employers 6.8% to 8.1%

State Disability Insurance (SDI):

None

State Labor Laws:

Minimum Wage - $7.40
Termination Pay - Fired/Quit - next regular payday.

New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 20 days using Michigan New Hire Reporting Form 3281, or MI W-4 (Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate) to:

New Hire Operations Center
P. O. Box 85010
Lansing, MI 48908-5010
Phone: 800-524-9846
Fax: 877-318-1659

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

MiSDU
PO Box 30350
PO Box 30037
Lansing, MI 48909
800-817-0805

To report online click here

Reciprocal States:

Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

For paycheck calculation visit the Michigan Paycheck Calculator of PaycheckCity.

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TAX TIDBIT... To correctly calculate withholding near wage base limits, enter your Gross Salary Year-to-date. It's important for an accurate calculation and is usually found on your last pay stub.