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Maine Payroll Tax and Labor Laws
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Did you know that commercial blueberry sellers must maintain records of their transactions and pay the state government 1.5 cents per pound of blueberries sold each season?
Maine Wage and Hour Laws
Employees covered by Maine's minimum wage law must be paid $12.15 an hour.
All employees are covered except for:
- agricultural workers;
- unsupervised salespersons on commission;
- those in nonpolitical public-supported or educational nonprofit organizations;
- those in the fish and seafood industry up through the first processing;
- unsupervised homeworkers;
- those working in an executive, administrative, or professional capacity earning an annual salary that exceeds 3,000 times the state minimum hourly wage; and
- cab drivers.
Maine Payroll for Employers
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 12,000
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 1.86
Maine Income Tax Withholding
Maine requires employers to withhold income tax on all residents and nonresidents with Maine source income.
All employers with an office or transacting business within the state and making payment of taxable wages to Maine residents or nonresidents must withhold state tax. In addition, nonresident employers may withhold Maine taxes from the wages of employees who are Maine residents as a convenience to those employees.
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours No
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave No
Maine has no state voting law.
Maine State Tax Resources
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