Taxing Matters: SUI Rates Explained

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) taxes are kind of a big deal. States maintain a trust fund from which they pay unemployment compensation benefits to claimants. This trust fund comes from the unemployment compensation tax paid by employers on a quarterly basis. Every year, the states adjust the individual tax rates that employers pay based on…
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Taxing Matters: Parts of a Pay Stub

Employees go to work, get paid, and the government takes their portion before employees ever see it. From their standpoint, it’s not uncommon to wonder, “What are the parts of a pay stub?” and “Why is there so much money deducted from my paycheck?” All of these questions – and the absence of their hard-earned…
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Taxing Matters: Multi-state Withholding – A State of Reciprocity

Every quarter we answer dozens of tax questions ranging from the simple to the complex. And lately, it seems one particular topic arises more frequently than others. As we quickly approach the payroll tax filing deadline, it seemed fitting to focus on an issue affecting both employers AND employees. That issue? Reciprocal Agreements. Before we jump…
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