Category: Unemployment Cost Management


June 21, 2019 - The unemployment wage base in the state of Washington is expected to hit a national record high of $52,700 next year. This increase of $2,900 is a result of the uptick in the average annual wage last year. Trailing close behind is Hawaii ($46,800), Oregon ($40,600), and Idaho ($40,000).


June 21, 2019 - The Department of Labor in the state of Vermont recently released the fiscal 2020 unemployment tax rates. We will a decreases in construction industries with a dip of .6% in the new-employer tax rates for buildings construction, bringing it down to 4%. This applies to Code 236. Another change applies to Code 237, the civil-engineering … Read More

Vermont Unemployment Taxable Wage Base to Decrease in 2019

July 31, 2018 - The Vermont Department of Labor announced today that the unemployment taxable wage base is set to decrease from $17,600 in 2018 to $15,600 in 2019. The change to the taxable wage base takes effect Jan. 1, 2019. As always, if there are any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Join Thomas & Company at the Tennessee Statewide Payroll Conference

July 26, 2018 - Thomas & Company is honored to be the Diamond Sponsor and Website Sponsor of the Tennessee Statewide Payroll Conference. This year’s conference will be held on August 8-10, 2018 at The Embassy Suites & Conference Center in Murfreesboro, TN. Are you a current Thomas & Company client? Let us know you are coming and check … Read More