Tennessee

Withholding

Withholding requirements

None

Supplemental rate

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base

$7,000

Contribuitions

Most new employers should use a rate of 2.70%. New construction employers should use a rate of 6.0%.

Labor

Minimum wage

$7.25

Termination Pay

Terminated employees must be paid within 21 days from the day of separation.

New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

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

Reporting by mail

Tennessee New Hire Reporting Program
P.O. Box 281348
Nashville, TN 37228

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

Other

Local taxes

N/A

Reciprocal states

N/A

Disability insurance

N/A

Helpful links

Department of Labor and Workforce Development: https://www.tn.gov/workforce
Department of Revenue: https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/revenue.html
Department of Human Services: https://www.tn.gov/humanservices.html

Last Updated

05/01/2019

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