Who Is Liable For Unemployment Taxes In Mississippi?
The following employers are liable for unemployment taxes:
- Agricultural employers who pay wages of $20,000 in any calendar quarter in a calendar year or have 10 or more employees in any part of 20 separate weeks in a calendar year.
- Domestic employers who pay $1000 or more in wages in any calendar quarter in a calendar year.
- Non profit employers who have 4 or more employees in any part of 20 separate calendar weeks in a calendar year.
- Governmental employers with any employment.
- All other categories of employers who pay wages of $1500 or more in any calendar quarter in a calendar year or have 1 or more employees in any part of 20 separate calendar weeks in a calendar year.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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- Are Unemployment Benefits Taxable?
- What Can I Do If I Am Denied Benefits?
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