Arkansas

Withholding

Withholding requirements

Employees’ Withholding Exemption Certificate (AR4EC): https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/incomeTaxOffice/AR4EC.pdf

Supplemental rate

Employers should withhold at a rate of 6.9%.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base

$10,000

Contribuitions

Rates range from 0.4% to 14.3%. New employers use 3.2%.

More information

Rate includes a 0.3% stabilization tax.

Labor

Minimum wage

$9.25

Termination Pay

Fired employees should receive their final pay within seven days.

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New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Within 20 days of employee hiring, rehiring, or returning to work.

Reporting by mail

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

More information

Other

New employer registration

Department of Workforce Services: https://www.workforce.arkansas.gov/Tax21/FirstTimeUserOption.aspx
Department of Finance and Administration: https://atap.arkansas.gov/_/#1

Local taxes

https://www.dfa.arkansas.gov/excise-tax/sales-and-use-tax/recent-changes-for-local-taxes

Reciprocal states

N/A

Disability insurance

Helpful links

Last Updated

05/01/2019

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