Christina Hageny

leads Valor with over a decade
of CPP / PHR professional
experience

Christina Hageny

leads Valor with over a decade
of CPP / PHR professional
experience

Paying Employees in Nebraska

Nebraska 2021 Minimum Wage: $9.00 per hour, $2.13 per hour for tipped employees

Nebraska Overtime Rules: 1.5 x’s the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek

Nebraska Paystub Requirements:

  • No pay stub requirement

How often do you have to pay employees in Nebraska?

  • Employees must be paid on regular days designated by the employer.

When is an employee’s final check due in Nebraska?

  • Voluntary resignation – wages are due on the next scheduled payday or within two weeks, whichever comes first.
  • Involuntary termination – wages are due on the next scheduled payday or within two weeks, whichever comes first.

Nebraska Withholding Tax 

Nebraska Withholding Tax Registration

Wages Subject to Nebraska Withholding

  • All wages earned within the state of Nebraska are subject to Nebraska withholding tax
  • All wages earned by Nebraska residents are subject to Nebraska withholding tax

Nebraska Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate

Reciprocity

  • None

Nebraska Withholding Tax Due Dates

  • Due monthly on 15th of the following month if more than $500 withheld in the first or second month of the quarter, otherwise due quarterly on the last day of the month following quarter-end
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Nebraska Unemployment Tax

Nebraska Unemployment Tax Registration

Nebraska Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 1.25%
  • 2021 Wage Base: $9,000

Nebraska Unemployment Tax Due Dates

  • Return and payment are due quarterly on the last day of the month following the end of the reporting period

Nebraska New Hire Reporting

  • Employers are required to report new hires and rehires within 20 days
  • Employers can report new hires online using the Nebraska State Directory of New Hires website
  • Nebraska State Directory of New Hires
    P.O. Box 144013

    Austin, TX  78714-4013
  • www.NE-NewHire.com
  • Phone: (888) 256-0293
  • Fax: (866) 808-2007

Nebraska Child Support

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