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Virginia Payroll Tax and Labor Laws
Get your Virginia State Tax ID Number
Note: Virginia is a "Joint Application" State. One application for TWO ID numbers (one for SIT and one for SUI).
Did you know that Virginia employers are exempt from withholding requirements for certain nonresident employees who live in the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania or West Virginia, and who commute daily to work in Virginia and receive wages for services performed in Virginia for an employer within the geographical limits of Virginia?
Virginia Wage and Hour Laws
Employees covered by Virginia's minimum wage law must be paid $7.25*** an hour.
All employees of employers with at least four workers (including the employee's spouse, parents or children) are covered except for:
- employees covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act;
- outside salespersons on commission;
- farm laborers or employees;
- persons whose earning capacity is impaired by physical or mental disability;
- employees working in primarily public-supported charitable institutions;
- cab drivers and operators;
- individuals employed on a piece-rate basis;
- employees under age 16 or over age 64;
- full-time students under age 18 not employed more than 20 hours a week; and
- students of any age enrolled in a full-time work-study program or the equivalent at an educational institution.
Virginia Payroll for Employers
Taxable Wage Base ($000s): 8,000
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages) 2.5 or 6.2**
Virginia Income Tax Withholding
Virginia law requires employers to withhold state income tax from their employees' wages and remit the amounts withheld to the Department of Taxation.
Employer Right to Schedule Voting Hours No
Pay Deduction for Voting Time Leave No
Virginia does not have a voting time leave law.
Virginia State Tax Resources
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