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Maine State Agencies and Forms


MAINE MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 1/1/17)

Minimum Wage $9.00

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $5.00

Maximum Tip Credit $4.00

Employees covered by Maine's minimum wage law must be paid $7.50 an hour.

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Unemployment Insurance in Maine:
Taxable Wage Base in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) (Includes 0.06% competitive skills scholarship fund rate)
UI Rate - Min - Max  in 2017 (% Taxable Wages) (Includes 0.06% competetitive skills scholarshp fund rate)
  0.55 - 5.46
Voluntary Contribution Permitted   Yes
Employee Deduction   None
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017



Maine Income Tax Withholding

Maine requires employers to withhold income tax on all residents and nonresidents with Maine source income.

Wage Withholidng: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: 5.0%

All employers with an office or transacting business within the state and making payment of taxable wages to Maine residents or nonresidents must withhold state tax. Furthermore, nonresident employers may withhold Maine taxes from wages of employees who are Maine residents as a convenience to those employees.



Employee Deduction: None

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