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New York Employment Law Updates

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New York | Wage and Tax Regulations

New York
minimum wage
Minimum Wage
$15 to $16 depending on location
Minimum Wage
(Tipped Employee)
Varies by occupation & location
Maximum Tip Credit
Varies by occupation & location
New York
state income tax
State Withholding
Wage Rate
Unemployment insurance
Max. Taxable Earning $12,300
Employee DeductionsNone
Employee Tax Rates2.1-9.9%
New Employer Rate4.10%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedYes

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 New York Employment Law Updates

Legal Update

New York City App-Based Workers’ Minimum Pay-Rate Increases

New York LLC Transparency Act Amended

New York Amends Lactation Law to Require Paid Breaks

New York Brings Paid Prenatal Personal Leave (PPPL)  

New York Court of Appeals: New York State and City Human Rights Law Apply to Non-New York Employees or Applicants too

Reminder: New York Employee's Social Media Is Off-Limits to Employers

New York Privacy Act 2.0 Moving Fast and Furious

New York City Employers Must Distribute Workers' Bill of Rights

New York State Paid Leave Potentially Impacted by CDC COVID-19 Guidelines Update

New York City Proposes a Total Ban on Non-Compete Agreements (and Provisions)

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