Employees must complete Form NJ W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate.
Supplemental rates are added to regular wages for the current or preceding payroll period; calculate the tax on the total, and then subtract the tax withheld from regular wages.
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
Rates range from 0.40% to 5.40%. New employers use a rate of 2.8%.
Employees use a rate of 0.425%.
If an employee is fired or quits, the employee must be paid by the next payday.
New Hire Filing
Within 20 days of employee hiring, rehiring, or returning to work.
Reporting by mail
New Jersey New Hire Reporting Center
P.O. Box 4654
Trenton, NJ 08650
Information about Newark's local taxes can be found here: https://www.newarknj.gov/viewer/payroll-tax-forms
New employers use a rate of 0.5%.
Experience rating is in effect for other employers with a wage limit of $34,400.
Employees use a rate of 0.17%.
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