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 Virginia

Virginia 2021 Minimum Wage: $7.25/hour increasing to $9.50/hour eff 5.1.2021

Virginia Overtime Rules: 1.5 x’s the regular rate for non-exempt employees for hours worked over 40 in a workweek

Virginia Paystub Requirements:

  • The name and address of the employer.
  • The number of hours worked during the pay period.
  • The rate of pay.
  • The gross wages earned by the employee during the pay period.
  • The amount and purpose of any deductions

How often do you have to pay employees in Virginia?

  • Salaried employees must be paid at least once per month
  • Hourly employees must be paid every two weeks or twice per month

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

  • Voluntary resignation – next regular payday 
  • Involuntary termination – next regular payday 

Virginia Withholding Tax 

Virginia Withholding Tax Registration

Wages subject to Virginia Withholding Tax

  • Wages earned for work performed in Virginia that’s not eligible for an exemption
  • Virginia resident wages that don’t qualify for an exemption for services performed outside of Virginia 
  • Virginia resident pension or annuity payments that aren’t eligible for an exemption

Virginia Employee’s Withholding Exemption Certificate

Reciprocity

  • Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington DC and West Virginia

Virginia Withholding Tax Due Dates 

  • Due quarterly by the last day of the month following the quarter end if liability is less than $100 per month 
  • Due monthly by the 25th of the following month if liability is more than $100 but less than $1,000
  • Due semiweekly if liability is $1,000 or more
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Virginia Unemployment Tax

Virginia Unemployment Tax Registration

Virginia Unemployment Tax Employer Liabilities

  • New employer rate: 2.5% (plus add-ons)
  • 2021 Wage Base: $8,000

Virginia Unemployment Tax Due Dates

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

Virginia New Hire Reporting

  • Virginia New Hire Reporting Center
    PO Box 3757
    Dublin, OH 43016
  • Phone: 800-979-9014
  • Fax: 800-688-2680
  • Report online

Virginia Child Support

  • Division of Support Enforcement
    Department of Social Services
    PO Box 570
    Richmond, VA 23218-0570
  • Phone: 800-468-8894
  • Pay online

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