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Tennessee has no minimum wage law. Federal minimum wage requirements apply to workers in state.
Tennessee Payroll for Employers
Employers covered by Tennessee's wage payment law must pay wages at least semimonthly. Wages for the first half of a month must be paid by the fifth of the following month, and wages for the second half of a month must be paid by the 20th of the following month. All private employers that have five or more workers are covered.
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 8,000
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 2.7 - 7.0
Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages) None
Period Effective Calendar Year 2016
Tennessee Income Tax Withholding
Tennessee does not require income tax withholding.
Tennessee Voting Rights:
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours Yes
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave Prohibited
Tennessee requires employers to allow employees sufficient leave time to vote.
All employers in Tennessee must allow employees time off to vote. This summary is restricted to coverage of private employers. Employers must grant employees up to three hours of voting time leave. Employees must apply for voting time leave before noon the day before the election.
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