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South Dakota Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your South Dakota Unemployment Tax ID Number 

Click HERE to obtain State Unemployment Tax ID

South Dakota Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

South Dakota’s minimum wage rate is adjusted annually based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The current minimum wage rate is $10.80 per hour.  

For more information on South Dakota’s minimum wage law, please click HERE.  


There is no state-mandated overtime law in South Dakota for private employers. Employers in South Dakota covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) 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 

South Dakota’s pay frequency statute requires employers to pay employees at least once per calendar month or on regular paydays designated in advance.   

South Dakota Unemployment

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                                            15,000  

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)          1.2, 1.0, 6.0, or 3.0  

South Dakota Income Tax Withholding  

South Dakota has no state personal income tax.  

South Dakota State Resources 

South Dakota Department of Revenue 

South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation 

South Dakota SUI Rate 


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Revised 3/2023