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Texas State Tax Information

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Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Texas Workforce Commission



Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as an employer by clicking here
  • No withholding tax
  • Withholding method= NA
  • Supplemental rate= NA

Local Taxes:

No local tax

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):

Benefit ratio formula

Wage Base $9,000 for 2019

Rates Range from 0.36% to 6.36% for 2019

New employers use greater of the average rate for all employers in the NAICS code to which they belong or 2.7% for 2019 (includes a employment training investment assessment of 0.1%)
Employer rate consists of General Tax Rate (GTR) + Replenishment Tax Rate (RTR) + Obligation Assessment Rate (OA) + Employment Training Investment Assessment (ETA)

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


State Labor Laws:

Minimum wage - The Federal minimum wage rate applies.
Termination Pay - Fired - 6 days. Quit - next regular payday.

New Hire Reporting:

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

ENHR Operations Center
P.O. Box 149224
Austin, TX 78714-9224
Phone: 800-850-6442
Fax: 800-732-5015

To report online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Child Support Enforcement Division
Office of the Attorney General TXCSDU
PO Box 659791
San Antonio, TX 78265-9791
Phone: 877-474-4463

To report online click here

Reciprocal States:



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