Washington DC


Withholding requirements

Complete Form D4.

Supplemental rate

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base



Rates range from 1.9% – 7.4%. New employers use 2.70%.

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Minimum wage

$17.00; $8.00 for tipped employees

Termination Pay

If fired pay by next business day. If an employee quits, they receive their pay the next regular payday or seven days, whichever comes sooner.

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New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Employers must report hiring within 20 days.

Reporting online

Reporting by mail

Employers can report online or submit this information to:
District of Columbia New Hire Registry
P.O. Box 366
Holbrook, MA 02343
FAX: 877-892-6388
PHONE: 877-846-9523

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

Online payments

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Employers can pay the
Child Support Services Division
One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW, N550
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-442-9900


New employer registration

Complete Form FR-500.

Local taxes


Reciprocal states


Disability insurance


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