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Nebraska State Tax Information

Nebraska State Tax Information

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


Nebraska Department of Revenue

Department of Labor


Withholding Requirements:

  • Request identification number by filing Form 20 (Tax Application);
  • Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate - Federal W-4
  • Withholding Method = formula
  • Supplemental Rate = Withhold as for federal, withhold at 5% if flat rate is used for federal.

Local Taxes:


State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Reserve ratio formula

Wage base is $9,000. for 2019
Rates range from 0.00% to 5.4% for 2019
New employers use 1.25% for 2019
New construction employers use 5.4% for 2019

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum wage is $9.00 per hour effective 2019
Termination Pay, Fired/Quit - earlier of next regular payday or 2 weeks.

New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report date of hiring, date of rehiring, and return to work within 20 days on Form W-4 (or equivalent) to:

Nebraska New Hire Reporting
PO Box 144013
Austin, TX 78714-4013
Phone: 888-256-0293

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Nebraska Child Support Payment Center

Child Support Enforcement
P.O. Box 82890
Lincoln, NE 68501

Phone: 877-631-9973 #3

Fax: 402-471-8447

To report online click here

Reciprocal States:



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