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Massachusetts State Agencies and Forms



Minimum Wage $11.00

Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $3.75

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Maximum Tip Credit $7.25

Unemployment Insurance in Massachusetts :
Taxable Wage Base in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
UI Rate - Min - Max  in 2017 (% Taxable Wages) (plus 0.81A% solvency assessment and 0.056% workforce training fund surcharge)
  0.73 - 11.13
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
Employer Medical Assistance Contribution (0.12% third year of liability, 0.24% fourth year of liability and 0.34% fith year or later of liability)   0.12 - 0.34
Voluntary Contribution Permitted   Yes
Employee Deduction   None
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017


Masschusetts Income Tax Withholding

Massachusetts requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Department of Revenue.

Wage Withholding: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: 5.1%

Every employer must withhold Massachusetts tax from wages paid to residents wherever earned, and from wages paid to nonresidents for services performed within the state. Employers are required to withhold under federal law are required to withhold under state law.


Employee Deduction: None


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