Delaware Payroll Services

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Delaware Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your Delaware State Tax ID Numbers 

Click HERE to obtain State Tax ID and State Unemployment Tax ID

Delaware Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

Delaware’s minimum wage is currently $11.75 per hour.   

For more information on Delaware’s minimum wage law, please click HERE.  



There is no state-mandated overtime law in Delaware for private employers. Covered employers in Delaware should follow the federal overtime laws as prescribed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  

Pay Frequency 

Delaware’s pay frequency statute requires employers to pay employees at least once per month with payment made within seven days after the close of the pay period.   

For more information on Delaware’s pay frequency law, please click HERE.

Delaware Unemployment 

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                           10,500

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)           1.2

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages)          None 

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 State Resources 

Delaware Division of Revenue 

Delaware Department of Labor 

Delaware Division of Unemployment Insurance 

Delaware SUI Rate 


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Revised 3/2023