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Utah Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your Utah State Tax ID Numbers 

Click HERE to obtain State Tax ID and State Unemployment Tax ID 

Utah Wage and Hour Laws

Minimum Wage 

Utah minimum wage rate is currently $7.25 per hour. 

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


There is no state-mandated overtime law in Utah. Utah follows the federal overtime laws as prescribed in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

Pay Frequency 

Utah’s Payment of Wages Act requires employers to pay employees for wages earned at least semimonthly on paydays designated in advance and within 10 days after the close of the pay period.  

Employees hired on a yearly salary may be paid on a monthly basis if wages are paid within 7 days after the end of the month for which services were rendered.  

For more information on Utah’s pay frequency law, please click HERE. 

Utah Unemployment 

Taxable Wage Base :                                            $41,600 

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)           1.4 - 6.5  (7.3 for new out-of-state contractors) 

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages)             None 

Utah Income Tax Withholding 

Utah requires employers to withhold state income tax from their employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the State Tax Commission. 

Utah State Resources 

Utah State Tax Commission 

Utah Labor Commission 

Utah Department of Workforce Services 

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Revised 3/2022