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Minimum Wage  $7.25

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $2.13

Maximum Tip Credit $5.12

Youth Sub-Minimum Wages $4.25

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Department of Employment Security - Click here


Unemployment Insurance in Mississippi:
Taxable Wage Base in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) (New employers pay 1.24% in first year, 1.34% in second year and 1.44% in third year: includs 0.24 workforce investment and training contribution rate)
  1.24 - 1.44
UI Rate - Min - Max  in 2017 (% Taxable Wages) (Includes 0.24% workforce investment and training contribution rate)
  0.24 - 5.64
Voluntary Contribution Permitted   No
Employee Deduction   None
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017


 While the surtax is included within the maximum experienced-employer tax rate of 5.4 percent in 2014, the surtax is to be assessed in addition to the maximum rate of 5.4 percent in 2015, for a maximum total rate of 5.56 percent.

State Disability Insurance (SDI):


Mississippi Income Tax Withholding

Wage Withholding: Tables

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: No Provision

Mississippi's law requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the State Tax Commission.

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