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South Dakota State Tax Information

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South Dakota South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation

Department of Labor

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as an employer by clicking here
  • No withholding tax in South Dakota
  • Withholding Method =NA
  • Supplemental Rate =NA

Local Taxes:


State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Reserve ratio formula

Wage base is $15,000 for 2018 and 2017
Rates range from 0.00% to 6.0%
New employers pay 1.2% for 2018
New construction employers pay 6.00%.
Investment fee for experience rated employers ranges from 0 to .55%

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum wage - Effective January 1, 2018 the minimum wage will be $8.85

Termination Pay - Fired/Quit - next regular payday or when employee returns employer property.

New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return
to work within 20 days on Form W-4 (or equivalent) to:
New Hire Reporting Center
SD Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4700
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4700
Phone: 888-827-6078
Fax: 888-835-8659

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

South Dakota Department of Social Services
Division of Child Support
700 Governors Drive, Suite 84
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: 605-773-3165

To report online click here

Reciprocal States:


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