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New Jersey Compliance and Regulatory Resources

Understanding the ever-changing nature of business regulations in New Jersey can be complex, but Paychex strives to ease some of that burden. Dive into state requirements your business may need to comply with, including minimum wage, workplace safety, and more.

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State Tax Rates and Limits

State Supplemental Withholding Rate*

2024 NJ Withholding Tables

State Unemployment Taxable Wage Base Limit


State Unemployment Rate Range for Employers

1.0825% to 6.8825% (a 0.1175% surcharge is not included - Workforce Development Fund)

State Unemployment New Employer Rate


State Hourly Minimum Wage


State Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees


NJ wage and hour information

State-Facilitated Retirement Programs

RetireReady NJ

Visit our retirement hub to learn more

Workplace Safety


New Jersey operates an OSHA-approved state plan covering only state and local government workers. Private-sector employers and their workers within the state are covered by federal OSHA.

Workers' Compensation

Coverage is mandatory for employers with any employees

Regulatory and Legislative Compliance Podcast

Temporary worker protections, remote employee withholding taxes, employee separation communication for UI, workplace accountability lists, and more. Director of Compliance Mike Trabold provides insights on what to expect in 2024.

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Paychex Compliance - New Jersey

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