Alabama State Agencies and Forms
ALABAMA MINIMUM WAGE (Effective 7/24/09)
Minimum Wage $7.25
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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $2.13
Maximum Tip Credit $5.12
Youth Sub-Minimum Wage $4.25
Minimum Wage - The Federal minimum wage rate applies.
Termination Pay - No state provision
|Unemployment Insurance in Alabama:
|Taxable Wage Base (Unchanged from 2016)
||$8,000 in 2017
|New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
||2.7 in 2017 and 2.7 in 2016
|UI Rate - Min - Max (% Taxable Wages) (Unchanged from 2016)
||0.65% to 6.8%
|Period Effective||Calendar Year 2017|
Additional Surcharges/Fees that may apply
Employment Security Assessment rate is 0.06%. Shared Costs Assessment included in tax rate.
Does not include the Shared Cost Assessment of 1.6% or the Employment Security Administrative Enhancement (ESA) of -0.06%.
Alabama Income Tax Withholding
Because Alabama and federal law vary in the number of exemptions permitted, employees must use the state form A-4 and may not use the federal W-4 as a substitute.
Full-time students who anticipate earning less than $1,800 per year and who expect to owe no Alabama income tax may file Form A-4E, Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificate. This certificate expires on Dec. 31 of each year.
|State Income Tax in Alabama:
|Wage Withholding ($)
|Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate
State Disability Insurance (SDI):
New Hire Reporting:
New Hire Unit
649 Monroe Street, Room 3203
Montgomery, AL 36131-0378
Remit Withholding for Child Support to:
Alabama Child Support Payment Center
PO Box 244015
Montgomery, AL 36124-4015
Gloria Liggens, EFT supervisor of inbound payments
Phone: ext. 202
To report online:
Use our Salary Paycheck Calculator for your Alabama payroll.
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Telephone Numbers: (phones, addresses); (UI, Workers Comp contacts)
, Combined Registration/Application/Change Form to register as a new business for Alabama taxes, including withholding tax. Print, fill out, and mail to the address on the form.
, Report to Determine Liability for Unemployment Compensation Insurance. Required of all Alabama employers. Print, complete, and mail to the address on the form.
on the website of the Alabama Department of Revenue.
, a comprehensive resource for Workers' Compensation in Alabama, including forms.
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