Client Tip for January 2017: UNEMPLOYMENT TAXABLE WAGE BASE FOR 2017

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The federal wage base for Federal Unemployment Tax purposes remains at $7,000 for 2017. However, many states are increasing their wage base.  The state unemployment taxable wage base ranges from $7,000 to $45,000. The following is the 2017 taxable wage base for several states:

2017 Taxable
                                   Wage Base                  Increase

Missouri                                                         $13,000                         None
Illinois                                                                 12,960                         None
Iowa                                                                    29,300                         $600
Kansas                                                               14,000                         None
Arkansas                                                           12,000                         None
Oklahoma                                                        17,700                          $200

For the complete list of all 50 states and the District of Columbia, click on the following link:
State Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Bases 2014-2017


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