New York Payroll Services

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New York State Payroll and Payroll Taxes

Get your New York State Tax ID Number 

Click here to obtain State Tax ID 

Click here to obtain a State Unemployment ID  

New York Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

New York state minimum wage is currently $14.20 per hour. Please note that the minimum wage rate varies depending upon location and industry in New York and that minimum wage rates for all jurisdictions are subject to change. More detailed information about New York’s minimum wage rates can be found here.  

Employers should verify they meet current state, county, and local requirements.  


New York generally requires overtime payment at a rate of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a payroll week. For more detailed information and specific exclusions, please click here.  

Pay Frequency 

New York state labor law requires manual workers to be paid weekly, and most other workers must be paid at least twice per month. More detailed information about New York’s pay frequency regulations can be found here.  

New York Unemployment 

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):           12,300

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 4.1% (this includes the 4.025% UI  

rate and the 0.075% RSF rate.) 

New York Income Tax Withholding 

New York requires employers to withhold state income tax from employee wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Department of Taxation and Finance.  

All employers paying wages subject to New York's income tax law must withhold from all payments of taxable wages paid to residents regardless of where their services are performed and from payments of taxable wages paid to nonresidents for services performed within the state.  

New York State Resources 

New York Department of Taxation and Finance 

New York Department of Labor 

New York Unemployment Department 

New York SUI Rate  


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Revised 3/2023