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Utah State Tax Information

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Utah State Tax Commission

Utah Department of Workforce Services

Withholding Requirements

  • Register as employer by filing Form 1 (Status Report)
  • Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate: Federal W-4
  • Withholding Method = formula
  • Supplemental Rate = Add to regular wages, compute tax on total, and subtract tax withheld on regular wages.

Local Taxes:


State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Wage base is $31,300 for 2015 and $32,200 for 2016
Contribution rates range from 0.4% to 7.4% for 2014 and 0.4% to 7.3% for 2015
New employers are assigned a rate based on their respective industry. New out-of-state contractors are assigned the maximum tax rate (7.3%) allowable under state law.

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum wage
Termination Pay
Fired - 24 hours. Quit - next regular payday.

New Hire Reporting:

Electronic reporting is strongly recommended.

Utah New Hire Registry
PO Box 45247
Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0247
Phone: 801-526-8333
Fax: 801-526-4391

To report online by clicking here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

ORS Child Support Services
PO Box 45011
Salt Lake City, UT 84145-0011
Phone: 801-536-8500
Fax: 801-536-8636

To report online click here

Reciprocal States:


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