New Jersey Payroll Services

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New Jersey Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your New Jersey State Tax ID Number

Click here to obtain State Tax ID 

Click here to obtain State Unemployment Tax ID 

New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws

Minimum Wage

New Jersey’s minimum wage rate is currently $14.13 per hour for most workers. More detailed information related to the specifics of New Jersey’s minimum wage rates can be found here. 


New Jersey’s overtime provisions require covered employers to pay overtime at a rate of 1.5 times the employee’s rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a 7-day workweek with the exception of certain exempted professions as provided by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

For more detailed information regarding New Jersey’s overtime regulations, please click HERE 

Pay Frequency

New Jersey requires most employees to pay wages at least twice during each calendar month, on regular paydays designated in advance by the employer. However, for certain executive, supervisory, or other special classes of workers, payment can be made once a month if there is a regularly established schedule. 

For more detailed information on New Jersey’s pay frequency guidelines, please click here. 

New Jersey Unemployment

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                                            41,100


New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)                        2.9825


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 State Resources

New Jersey Division of Taxation 

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development 

New Jersey Division on Unemployment Insurance 

New Jersey SUI Rate 


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**Rates include surcharge. 


Revised 3/2023