State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
Rates range from 0.25% to 5.4%
New employers should use a rate of 2.95%
There is an additional 0.05% tax for the Career Enhancement Program (CEP). Employers can find more information at the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation.
The minimum wage is $8.25 per hour if no health benefits are provided by the employer. The minimum wage is $7.25 per hour if health benefits are provided by the employer.
If an employee is fired, employers should give the final pay within three calendar days. Employees who quit should receive their pay either the next regular payday or within seven days, whichever comes first.
Modified Business Tax (MBT): 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, they still must file a return with $0 balance due. The tax may not be withheld from employees.
MBT for Financial Institutions – 2% on all wages less employee health care benefits paid by the employer. The tax may not be withheld from employees.
New Hire Filing
Required information must be reported within 20 days of hire (or rehire after at least 60 consecutive days of separation from your employment)
Reporting by mail
Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation
Employment Security Division – New Hire Unit
500 East Third Street
Carson City, NV 89713-0033
New hire reporting form
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