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Maryland Employment Law Updates

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Maryland | Wage and Tax Regulations

minimum wage
Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage
(Tipped Employee)
Maximum Tip Credit
$9.62 (more than 15 employees)
state income tax
State Withholding
Wage Rate
5.75% + County Rate
Unemployment insurance
Max. Taxable Earning $8,500
Employee DeductionsNone
Employee Tax Rates1-10.5%
New Employer Rate2.30%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedNo

The content of this publication is provided for informational purposes only and does not contain or constitute tax or legal advice. You should not act on this information without seeking tax or legal professional counsel.

Recent Maryland Employment Law Updates

Legal Update

Reminder: Maryland Family and Medical Leave Program Coming Soon

Maryland Enacts Online Data Privacy Act

Maryland Enacts Equal Pay for Equal Work Pay Transparency Act  

FAQs Released for Maryland’s Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program

Maryland Pay Transparency Act 

Maryland Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

May 2023: Maryland Modifies Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program

November 2022: Maryland Vote to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

October 2022: Maryland Expands Anti-Discrimination Laws

October 2022: New Small Business Retirement Savings Program Goes into Effect in Maryland

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