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Georgia State Tax Information

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Georgia Department of Revenue
Georgia Department of Labor

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as employer by filing Form DOL-1A (Employer Status Report):
  • Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate: G4
  • Withholding Method = formula
  • Supplemental Rate = Withhold At: 2% if annual gross < $8,000. 3% if annual gross > $8,000 and $10,000. 4% if annual gross > $10,000 and $12,000. 5% if annual gross > $12,000 and $15,000. 5.75%% if annual gross > $15,000.

Local Taxes:


State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

  • Wage base is $9,500 for 2019 and 2018
  • Rates range from 0.04% to 8.1%
  • New employers use 2.7% for 2019.
  • Rates include an administrative assessment of 0.06%

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum Wage - The Federal minimum wage rate applies
Termination Pay - no provision.

New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 10 days on Form W-4 (Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate) to:
Georgia New Hire Reporting Program
PO Box 90728
Atlanta, GA 30364-0728

(888) 541-0469
(404) 525-2985

(888) 541-0521
(404) 525-2983

New Hire Reporting Online

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Family Support Registry
P.O. Box 1800
Carrollton, GA 30112-1800

Georgia Child Support Commission

Reciprocal states:



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