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 Vermont

Vermont 2021 Minimum Wage

  • $11.75 per hour
  • $5.88 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 

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

Reciprocity

  • 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

Vermont Unemployment Tax Registration

Vermont Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 1%
  • 2021 Wage Base: $14,100

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: OCSCSU@vermont.gov

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