Colorado

Withholding

Withholding requirements

Employers should use the federal Form W-4 for payroll withholding.
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4.pdf
Use the formula method for withholding.

Supplemental rate

4.63%.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base

$13,100

Contribuitions

The new employer rate is 1.70%.
Rate may vary with different industries: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/node/20461

More information

Labor

Minimum wage

$11.10

Termination Pay

When an employee voluntarily quits or resigns, they are to receive their wages and compensation, due and payable, upon the next regular payday. If terminated, an employee must receive all due wages immediately.

New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 20 days.

Reporting by mail

Colorado State Directory of New Hires
P.O. Box 2920
Denver, CO 80201-2920
Fax: 303-297-2595

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

More information

The Family Support Registry
P.O. Box 2171
Denver, CO 80201-2171

Other

Local taxes

Several cities in Colorado have additional local taxes, including Aurora, Denver, Glendale, Greenwood Village, and Sheridan.

Reciprocal states

N/A

Disability insurance

Helpful links

Department of Revenue: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/tax
Department of Labor and Employment: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/

Last Updated

05/01/2019

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