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  • Delaware Compensation
  • Delaware Payroll for Employers
  • Delaware Income Tax Withholding
  • Delaware Benefits
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Delaware Compensation

As of June 1, 2014, employers covered by Delaware's minimum wage law must pay employees at least $8.25 an hour.

All employees are covered except for:

  • agricultural workers;
  • those working in an executive, administrative or professional capacity;
  • outside salespersons on commission; and
  • those working in the fish and seafood industry up through the first processing.

​Delaware Payroll for Employers

Employers covered by Delaware's wage payment law must pay wages at least once in a calendar month. All wages due must be paid within seven days from the close of the pay period.

​Delaware Unemployment:


Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                        18,500

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)    1.9

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages)     None

Period Effective                                             Calendar Year 2016


Delaware Income Tax Withholding

Delaware's law requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Department of Revenue.

An employer withholding Delaware income tax on Delaware residents who are earning income in another state may reduce the Delaware withholding by the amount of tax withheld for the other state.


Delaware Benefits

​Delaware Voting Rights:

Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours         No

Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave                 No


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SurePayroll, Inc. and its subsidiaries assume no liability and make no warranties on or for the information contained on these state payroll pages. The information presented is intended for reference only and is neither tax nor legal advice. Consult a professional tax, legal or other advisor to verify this information and determine if and/or how it may apply to your particular situation.