The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services announced that unemployment tax rates are set to increase for 2021.
Effective January 1, 2021, unemployment tax rates for experience-rated employers are to be determined with Table 6, causing rates to range from 1.90% to 4.40% for positive-rated employers and from 6.20% to 7.40% for negative-rated employers.
Tax rates for 2020 were determined with Table 5, which generally has lower tax rates than Table 6.
The tax rate for new employers is to be 2.7o% in 2021, unchanged from 2020.
Employers also are required for 2021, as for 2020, to pay an administrative funding assessment of 0.20%.
The unemployment taxable wage base is to be $9,000 for 2021, unchanged from 2020.
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