Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Stay Up to Date

State regulatory changes sent to your email.

Missouri Compliance and Regulatory Resources

50 percent of business owners say maintaining regulatory compliance is extremely or very challenging.1 Paychex strives to make it easier by offering compliance resources for businesses in Missouri. Explore compliance requirements your business may need to understand, including workplace retirement programs, workers’ compensation, and more.

Scroll Down

To Discover More

State Tax Rates and Limits

State Supplemental Withholding Rate*


2024 MO Withholding Formula
2024 MO Withholding Tables

State Unemployment Taxable Wage Base Limit


State Unemployment Rate Range for Employers

0% to 9.24%

State Unemployment New Employer Rate


State Hourly Minimum Wage


State Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

MO wage and hour information

State-Facilitated Retirement Programs

Show-Me MyRetirement Savings Plan

This voluntary Open MEP will be for businesses (for-profits and non-profits) with 50 or fewer employees (phases out in 5 years if employee count exceeds 50) who have not had an employer retirement plan the past two years. The program, which is scheduled to launch Sept. 1, 2025, is still awaiting signature by the governor.

Workplace Safety


Missouri is under federal OSHA jurisdiction that covers most private-sector workers within the state. State and local government workers are not covered under federal OSHA. Additional information is available.

Workers' Compensation

  • Coverage is mandatory for employers with five (5) or more employees. Corporate officers and LLC members are included in the employee count
  • Contractor coverage is mandatory with one (1) or more employees

Compliance Insights