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Minnesota Compliance and Regulatory Resources

Keeping up with Minnesota's ever-changing business regulations can be complex. Paychex strives to simplify things by offering Minnesota business compliance resources. Learn more about requirements your business may need to adhere to, including tax rates and limits, workplace safety, and more.

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State Tax Rates and Limits

State Supplemental Withholding Rate*

6.25%

2024 MN Withholding Tables

State Unemployment Taxable Wage Base Limit

$42,000

State Unemployment Rate Range for Employers

0.1% to 9.0%

State Unemployment New Employer Rate

1.0% to 9.0% (a 0.1% surcharge is not included - Workforce Development)

State Hourly Minimum Wage

$10.85 (Large Employer); $8.85 (all others)

State Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

N/A

MA wage and hour information


State Tax ID Registration

Withholding Registration

Registration instructions for Minnesota state withholding

  • Registration email within 15-20 minutes with email containing the ID with a format of XXXXXXX (7 digits)
  • Email your registration confirmation to your Paychex Service Professional

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Registration

Registration instructions for Minnesota SUI.

  • Immediate registration ID is available in your Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development with a format of XXXXXXXX (8 digits). It will also be mailed to you.
  • Email your registration confirmation to your Paychex Service Professional

Entering your account numbers in Paychex Flex: Enter your new account number in your Paychex Flex® account to ensure that your Paychex account is updated and email your registration confirmation document to your Paychex Service Professional.


Pay Transparency

Effective Jan. 1, 2025, covered employers with 30 or more employees in the state are required to comply with the Minnesota pay transparency law.

  • Employers must disclose projected salary range – defined as a good faith estimate of the minimum and maximum annual salary or hourly wage range – or a fixed pay rate in each job posting.
  • Each job posting must include a general description of all benefits, including but not limited to health and retirement benefits, and other compensation offered.
  • The law applies to third-party agencies posting jobs for an employer.

State-Facilitated Retirement Programs


Workplace Safety

MNOSHA

Minnesota is an OSHA-approved state plan that covers most private-sector workers and all state and local government workers within the state. Federal OSHA covers most workers not covered under the state plan.


Workers' Compensation


Coverage is mandatory for employers with any employees


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