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Paying Employees in Ohio

  • Ohio 2022 Minimum Wage:

    $9.30 per hour

    $4.65 per hour for tipped employees

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

    Ohio Paystub Requirements:

    • No pay stub requirement

    How often do you have to pay employees in Ohio?
    Employees must be paid at least twice per month. 

    • Payment for wages earned during the first half of the preceding month must be paid by the first day of the following month.
    • Payment for wages earned during the last half of the month must be paid by the fifteenth of the following month.

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

    • Voluntary resignation – wages are due on the next regular payday.
    • Involuntary termination – wages are due on the next regular payday.

    Ohio Withholding Tax 

    Ohio Withholding Tax Registration

    Wages Subject to Ohio Withholding

    • Wages earned by Ohio residents in Ohio are subject to Ohio withholding tax.
    • Wages earned by nonresidents in Ohio are subject to Ohio withholding tax unless they are residents of a reciprocal state.
    • No withholding on Ohio resident wages if earned in another state.

    Ohio Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate

    Reciprocity

    • Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia

    Ohio Withholding Tax Due Dates

    • Due monthly by the 15 of the following month if liability was more than $2000 during the 12 month period ending June 30.
    • Due quarterly by the last day of the month following the quarter end if liability was less than $2000 during the 12 month period ending June 30.

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    Ohio Unemployment Tax

    Ohio Unemployment Tax Registration

    • Employers can register online on Ohio.gov.

    Ohio Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

    • New employer rate: 2.7%
    • 2022 Wage Base: $9,000

    Ohio Unemployment Tax Due Dates

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

    Ohio New Hire Reporting

    • Employers are required to report new hires and rehires within 20 days
    • Employers can report new hires online at this link – https://oh-newhire.com/#/public/public-landing/login
    • Ohio New Hire Reporting Center
      PO Box 15309
      Columbus, OH 43215-0309
    • Fax: (888) 872-1611

    Ohio Child Support

    • Employers can use https://oh.smartchildsupport.com/ to make an electronic payment
    • Ohio CSPC
      PO Box 182394
      Columbus, OH 43218
    • Phone: (800) 686-1556
    • Fax: (614) 752-9760

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