Did you know California's state minimum wage is $10, and that San Francisco pays separate local payroll taxes? This - and much more about California's state taxes - is listed below.
Register as an employer by filing Form DE 1 or by clicking here. Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate, located here.
Withholding Method = formula.
Supplemental Rate = 10.2% for stock options bonuses. All other supplemental payments 6.6%.
Locate San Francisco payroll expense tax information by clicking here. Rate is 1.162% of payroll for 2015. Business concerns with less than $2,500 of annual tax liability are exempt from this tax.
State Tax Unemployment Insurance:
Report quarterly wages and contributions by filing Form DE 6 (Report of Wages) by the last day of the month following end of quarter. Reserve ratio formula.
Wage base is $7,000 for 2016.
Rates range from 1.5% to 6.2% for 2016.
Rates do not include Employment Training Fund contribution of 0.10%
Contribution rate Schedule F+ New employers use 3.40% for 2016.
State Disability Insurance:
2016 - 0.9% on $106,742 of employee wages. Max tax is $960.68 for 2016.
State Labor Laws:
Minimum Wage - $10.00 per hour January 1, 2016. Check cities for different minimum wages.
Termination Pay - If fired pay immediately. If employee quits, pay within 72 hours or at once if 72 hours’ notice was given.
New Hire Reporting:
Employment Development Department New Employee Registry
P.O. Box 997016, MIC 96 West Sacramento, CA 95799-7016916-255-0951 Fax 916-319-4400
To file online click here
Remit Withholding for Child Support To:
P.O. Box 419064 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741866-901-3212
To file online, click here.
State Tax Resources:
California Employment Development Department.
California Department of Industrial Relations.