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New Mexico Payroll Tax and Labor Laws
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Did you know that under New Mexico law, outside sales representatives do not have to be paid the minimum wage of $10.50 per hour?
New Mexico Wage and Hour Laws
Employers must pay employees covered by New Mexico's minimum wage law at least $10.50 an hour.
All employees are covered except for:
- salespersons and employees on commission, piecework or flat-rate schedules;
- apprentices and learners;
- employees of ambulance services;
- non-college students working after school or during vacations;
- persons under age 18 who are not students or high school graduates; and
- certain agricultural workers.
New Mexico Payroll for Employers
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 27,000
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 1.00 - 1.62*
New Mexico Income Tax Withholding
New Mexico's law requires employers to withhold state income tax from employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Taxation and Revenue Department.
New Mexico Benefits
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours Yes
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave Prohibited
New Mexico requires employers, under certain circumstances, to allow employees sufficient time off to vote.
All employers in New Mexico must allow employees time off to vote if they do not have sufficient time to vote before or after work. This summary is restricted to coverage of private employers.
Employers must permit employees to take up to two hours to vote unless the polls are open longer than two hours before work or longer than three hours after work.
New Mexico State Tax Resources
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