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I think it is very simple. SUTA stands for State Unemployment Tax Authority. Why should an employee pay for the risk of being unemployed? Additionally, why should the lower income-earning entity (this being the employee, compared to the employer) pay for it?

The reason for SUTA (that being, unemployment) has not been caused directly by most employees anyway. Right there is a very good reason...

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Why is SUTA paid and when is SUTA paid?

SUTA is paid by an employer and is added to a fund that can be used by a qualifying employee in the event he/she is unemployed. The tax is determined by a percentage of a worker's salary. That total is capped at a specific annual pay level. Most employers consider SUTA a tax, but it was originally set up to be a type of insurance. SUTA is calculated when the pay is issued.


Which payroll taxes are the employee's responsibility?

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What is SUTA?

SUTA is an acronym for "State unemployment Tax Authority" and is used to describe unemployment tax which is a payroll tax. Employer in every state is required to pay tax for their employees


What is rate for MS SUTA tax?

In 2008, the Mississippi SUTA tax applies to the first $7000 in wages for each employee. The starting rate is 2.7% for a new business. After the first year, the rate depends on past experience-- it may vary between .4% and 5.4%.


Employers receive credit against their SUTA tax for thei FUTA contributions?

No, a credit is granted against their FUTA tax for their SUTA contributions.


Do you have to pay tax for your employee?

no only if you want thought


How much do you have to pay an employee before paying federal income tax?

There is no lower limit. You pay from dollar one. And just to clarify - the employer does NOT pay federal income tax on pay to an employee. He "withholds" income tax from the amount of pay he gives the employee (that is an estimate of what will be paid by the employee at tax filing according to the W-4 provided by the employee), and sends that to the IRS. Other than the cost of doing so, it costs the employer nothing. In fact, the entire reported payroll for the employee is probably the most acceptable tax deduction for the employer that there is! There may well be other payroll taxes or fee's - like FICA or unemployment, etc that he employer does pay out of his own funds.


What does PAYE tax mean?

Pay As You EarnA tax deducted at source by your employee before you get paid. A way for the government to get their tax without having to demand it.


How do you pay FICA when you change jobs?

If your an employee, it remains the employers responsibility to handle it in payroll withholding. If your not an employee, the self employment tax is part of your estimated payments and tax return calculation.


What is the employee website to view pay stubs for jpm chase employees?

The employee website to view pay stubs for JPM Chase employees is their official Pay and Personal Website. You can view your pay stubs and other tax information on there.


Why an employee paid income tax?

so next time they don't have to pay it, its paying in advance


Can your wife get paid as an employee in your LLC?

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