Paying Employees in Montana
Montana 2021 Minimum Wage: $8.75
Montana Overtime Rules: 1.5 x’s the regular rate for non-exempt employees for hours worked over 40 in a workweek
Montana Paystub Requirements:
- All employers in this state when making payment to employees for salaries or wages shall, upon making such payment, give to the employee an itemized statement setting forth moneys deducted because of state and federal income taxes, social security, or any other deductions together with the amount of each deduction.
- Where no deduction is made in such payment of wages or salaries, the employer shall give to the employee a statement that the payment does not include any such deductions.
How often do you have to pay employees in Montana?
- If the employer does not establish a pay period it is presumed to be semimonthly. Employees must be paid within 10 days of the pay period end date.
When is an employee’s final check due in Montana?
- Involuntary terminations – wages are due immediately unless preexisting written policy exists, in which case must be paid within 15 calendar days or the next payday, whichever comes first
- Voluntary resignations – wages are due on the next regular payday or within 15 calendar days, whichever comes first
Montana Withholding Tax
Montana Withholding Tax Registration
Wages subject to Montana withholding tax
- All income earned within Montana is subject to Montana withholding
Montana Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate
Montana Withholding Tax Due Dates
- The withholding schedule is based on your total withholding paid from July 1st of the previous year to June 30th of the current year
- Due annually by Jan 31 if withholding was up to $1,199
- Due monthly by the 15th of the following month if withholding was $1,200-$11,999
- Due accelerated on the same days as federal tax deposits if withholding is $12,000 or more