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Pennsylvania State Agencies and Forms



MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 7/24/09)

Minimum Wage: $7.25

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee): $2.83

Maximum Tip Credit (Different rates apply to Employers with 10 or less full-time Employees - effective 1/1/07): $4.42

Employers must pay employees at least $7.25 an hour. All employees are covered except for: those working in an executive, administrative or professional capacity, including academic administrative personnel and elementary and secondary teachers; outside sales personnel, including certain retail and service personnel; and farm laborers (other than seasonal farm workers).

Unemployment in Pennsylvania:
Taxable Wage Base 
Employee Deduction (Wages paid x 0.07%)
Employer 2017 Ta Rates (%) (Includes 5.1% surchage, 1.1% interest tax factor and 065% additional contribution tax)
  2.7434 - 11.2616
Standard 2016 New Employer Rate (%)(Includes 5.1 surcharge)
Standard 2016 New Employer Rate (Includes 5.1 surcharge)
Voluntary Contribution Permitted
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017

Pennsylvania Income Tax Withholding

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

Wage Withholding Rate: 3.07%

Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate: 3.07%


Employee Deduction: None

Employer that has an office or does business in Pennsylvania that pays compensation must withhold state income tax from each payment of wages to employees. Tax must be withheld from wages of resident employees for services performed either within or outside Pennsylvania and from wages of nonresident employees for services within the state.

The information on this web page is furnished with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal or accounting advice. If legal or expert services are required, contact your attorney or accounting professional.

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