Looking for Mississippi state tax information? In this article, we’ll provide the latest resources on state tax, unemployment, income tax and more.
Mississippi State Tax Commission
Department of Employment Security
Mississippi Withholding Requirements:
- Register federal employer identification number for state withholding by filing Form 70-001 (Registration Application). A copy can be obtained here.
To file online click here.
- Mississippi Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate - Form 89-350
- Withholding Method = formula
- Supplemental Rate = If no tax withheld from regular wages, add to regular wages for current or preceding payroll period and withhold on total. If tax withheld from regular wages, add to regular wages, compute tax on total, and subtract tax withheld on regular wages.
Mississippi Local Taxes:
Mississippi State Unemployment Insurance (SUI):
Benefit wage ratio formula
Wage base is $14,000 for 2015
Rates range from 0.36% to 5.56% for 2015
Rates include 0.16% for 2015 workforce training enhancement tax per S.B. 2958.In 2015, new employers use 1.16% for 1st year liability, 1.26% for 2nd year and 1.36% for 3rd year.
Effective for 2015, the rate of the surtax for the workforce enhancement training fund is 0.16%. While the surtax is included within the maximum experienced-employer tax rate of 5.4 percent in 2014, the surtax is to be assessed in addition to the maximum rate of 5.4 percent in 2015, for a maximum total rate of 5.56 percent.
Mississippi State Disability Insurance (SDI):
Mississippi State Labor Laws:
Minimum wage - The federal minimum wage rate applies
Termination Pay - no provision.
Mississippi New Hire Reporting:
Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return to work within 15 days to on Form MDHS-DCSE-6700.Send to:
Mississippi State Directory of New Hires
P.O. Box 900008 Raleigh, NC 27675-9008
Remit withholding for Mississippi child support to:
P.O. Box 4301 Jackson, MS 39296
To report online click here.
Mississippi Reciprocal States:
For paycheck calculation visit the Mississippi Paycheck Calculator.
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