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Nevada State Tax Information

Nevada State Tax Information

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


Dept of Taxation

Department of Employment, Training, Rehabilitation

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as employer by filing Form NUCS-0736 (Registration Form).
  • No withholding taxes
  • Withholding Method = NA
  • Supplemental Rate = NA

Local Taxes:


Other Taxes:

General Business - As of July 1, 2015 the quarterly sum of all taxable wages over $50,000, minus health care deductions, times 1.475%. If an employer has less than $50,000 of taxable wages in the quarter, it still must file a return with $0 balance due. The 0% rate on Tier 1 of the MBT has been extended to June 30, 2016. Tax may not be withheld from employees.

Financial Institutions - 2% of wages paid to employees during calendar quarter. Tax may not be withheld from employees.

State unemployment insurance (SUI):

Reserve ratio formula
Wage base is $30,500 for 2018 and $31,200 for 2019
Rates range from 0.25% to 5.40%
New employers use 2.95% for 2018
Rates do not include a 0.05% Career Enhancement Program. This is charged on taxable wages unless the assigned rate is 5.4%.

State disability insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum wage - $8.25 with no health benefits provided by employer. $7.25 with health benefits provided by employer

Termination Pay - Fired - at once. Quit - earlier of next regular payday or 7 days.

New Hire Reporting:

Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation
Employment Security Division - New Hire Unit
500 East Third Street
Carson City, NV 89713-0033
Phone: 775-684-6379
Fax: 775-684-6379
To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

State Collection and Disbursement Unit
PO Box 98950
Las Vegas, NV

To report online click here

Effective October 1, 2007 the Child Support Enforcement Program will charge and collect from the custodial parent of a child a $25 annual fee for each case the State has collected and disbursed more than $500 and in which the person for whom the collection is made has never received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Reciprocal States:


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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.