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Vermont Payroll Tax and Labor Laws

Get your Vermont State Tax ID and Unemployment Tax ID Numbers 

Click HERE to obtain State Tax ID  

Click HERE to obtain State Unemployment Tax ID  

Vermont Wage and Hour Laws 

Minimum Wage 

Vermont’s minimum wage rate is currently $13.18 per hour. Find more information HERE.   


Vermont’s overtime law requires employers to pay employees at a rate of one and one- half times their regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek.  

Pay Frequency 

Vermont’s pay frequency statute requires employers to pay employees on a weekly basis; however, with written notice, employers may pay employees on a bi-weekly or semi-monthly basis. All paydays shall be within six days of the last day of the pay period.  

For more information on Vermont’s employment laws, please click HERE.  

Vermont Unemployment

Taxable Wage Base ($000s):                                  13,500 

New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)     1.0 – 5.6  (Rates vary by industry)  

Employee Tax Rate (% Taxable Wages)           None  

Vermont Income Tax Withholding 

Vermont requires employers to withhold state income tax from their employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Vermont Department of Taxes.  

Employers located in Vermont or out-of-state employers with employees working in the state are required to withhold Vermont income tax from Vermont residents or from residents of other states working in Vermont. As a convenience to their employees residing in Vermont, out-of-state employers with no activities in the state may withhold Vermont income tax from the wages earned out-of-state by these employees.  

Vermont State Resources 

Vermont Department of Taxes 

Vermont Department of Labor 

Vermont SUI Rate 



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Revised 3/2023