If no tax is withheld from regular wages, add to regular wages for the current or preceding payroll period and withhold on the total.
If the tax is withheld from regular wages, the rate is 9.62%.
If you are withholding New York City supplemental wages for a resident and you pay supplemental wages with regular wages but do not specify the amount of each supplemental wage in your NYC payroll tax withholding, withhold income tax as if the total were a single payment for a regular payroll period or withhold using a rate of 4.25%.
For Yonkers supplemental wages: for a resident and you pay supplemental wages with regular wages but do not specify the amount of each, withhold income tax as if the total were a single payment for a regular pay period or withhold using the following supplemental rates:
Yonkers Resident: 1.61135%
Yonkers Nonresident: 0.50%
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
Rates range from 0.9% to 8.3%. This includes a Re-employment Services Fund (RSF) rate of 0.075%.
New employers use a rate is 3.6%; this includes the RSF contribution.
$12.50/hour for most employers. Certain exceptions may apply.
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 York Department of Taxation and Finance
New Hire Notification
P.O. Box 15119
Albany, NY 12212-5119
New York/New Jersey waterfront employers pay a rate of 1.98%.
There is also an additional Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Mobility tax: https://www.tax.ny.gov/bus/mctmt/emp.htm
Employers can deduct .5 of 1% of an employee’s wage, not to exceed $0.60 per week.
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