The Nebraska Department of Labor has confirmed that unemployment tax rates for 2021 are set to decrease.
Effective January 1, 2021, unemployment tax rates for positive-rated employers are to range from 0.00% to 1.08%, compared with 0.00% to 1.17% in 2020. The tax rate range for negative-rated employers is to be 5.40%, unchanged from 2020.
For 2021, unchanged from 2020, the unemployment tax rate for new non-construction employers is to be 1.25%, and the rate for new construction employers is to be 5.40%.
Nebraska’s standard unemployment taxable wage base is to be $9,000, and the modified wage base for experienced employers assessed the maximum tax rate is to be $24,000.
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