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Nebraska Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your Nebraska State Tax ID Numbers 

Click HERE to obtain State Tax ID  

Click HERE to obtain State Unemployment Tax ID  

Nebraska Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

Nebraska’s minimum wage rate is currently $12.00 per hour.  


There is no state-mandated overtime law in Nebraska for private employers. Employers in Nebraska  covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) should follow the federal overtime rules which require employers to pay non-exempt employees time and one-half the employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per workweek.  

Pay Frequency 

Nebraska’s pay frequency statute requires employers to pay employees on regular, designated paydays.  

Nebraska Unemployment

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                                    $9,000 for Category 1-19 employers, $24,000 for category 20 employers

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages):               1.25% New Employer, 5.4% Construction 

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages):                 None 

Nebraska Income Tax Withholding 

The state requires employers to withhold income tax from the wages of residents and nonresidents under the Nebraska Revenue Act of 1967.  

If an employee is working in more than one state, the employer may be required to withhold for more than one state for the same employee.  

Nebraska State Resources 

Nebraska Department of Revenue 

Nebraska Department of Labor 

Nebraska SUI Rate 


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Revised 1/1/2024