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Did you know that under an agreement with Pennsylvania, New Jersey does not require withholding from wages, salaries and other compensation paid to Pennsylvania residents, provided a Certificate of Non-Residence is filed with the employer?

  • New Jersey Compensation
  • New Jersey Payroll for Employers
  • New Jersey Income Tax Withholding
  • New Jersey Benefits
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​​New Jersey Compensation

Employers must pay covered employees at least $8.44 an hour.

All employees are covered except for:

  • those employed in an executive, administrative or professional capacity;
  • outside salespersons;
  • motor vehicle salespersons; and
  • employees under age 18 not possessing a special vocational school graduate permit.

New Jersey Payroll for Employers

Employers covered by New Jersey's wage payment law must pay wages at least twice in a calendar month with payment not more than 10 days after the end of a pay period. All employees are covered.

New Jersey Unemployment:


Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                        33,500

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)    3.2825

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages)     0.985

Period Effective                                             Fiscal Year 7/1/16 - 6/30/17


New Jersey Income Tax Withholding

New Jersey requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Division of Taxation.

All employers within the state that pay wages subject to withholding are required to withhold the state tax from the wages and salaries of both resident and nonresident employees.

New Jersey Benefits

​New Jersey Voting Rights:

Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours         No

Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave                 No


New Jersey does not have a voting time leave law.


New Jersey Links


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