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Paying Employees in Vermont

Vermont 2024 Minimum Wage

  • $13.67 per hour
  • $6.84 per hour for tipped employees


Vermont Overtime Rules:

  • 1.5 x’s the regular rate of pay for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek


Vermont Paystub Requirements:

  • No pay stub requirement


How often do you have to pay employees in Vermont?

  • Employees must be paid weekly
  • If the employer provides written notice to employees they may pay bi-weekly or semi-monthly
  • Wages must be paid within six days of the pay period end date


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

  • Voluntary resignation – wages are due by the next regular payday.
  • Involuntary termination – wages are due within 72 hours.


Vermont Withholding Tax Registration


Wages Subject to Vermont Withholding

  • All wages earned in Vermont by residents and nonresidents are subject to Vermont withholding
  • All wages earned by Vermont residents in other states is subject to Vermont withholding (credit allowed for withholding taken in work state)


Vermont Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate



  • None


Vermont Withholding Tax Due Dates

  • Payment frequency will generally mirror your federal tax payment frequency – due quarterly by the last day of the month following quarter-end, monthly by 25th of the following month, or semiweekly


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Vermont Unemployment Tax Registration


Vermont Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 1%
  • 2024 Wage Base: $14,300


Vermont Unemployment Tax Due Dates

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


Vermont New Hire Reporting

  • Employers are required to report new hires within 10 days of the first day of service
  • Employers can report new hires online using the Vermont New Hire Reporting website
  • VDOL – New Hire Reporting
    5 Green Mountain Drive
    PO Box 488
    Montpelier, VT 05601-0488
  • Phone: (802) 828-4344
  • Fax: (802) 828-4286


Vermont Child Support

  • Employers can remit Vermont child support payments online using the EzPay4Kids portal
  • Office of Child Support
    Customer Service Unit
    280 State Drive, NOB1
    Waterbury, VT 05671-1060
  • Phone: (800) 786-3214
  • Fax: (802) 241-6534
  • Email: [email protected]


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