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What is the taxable wage base for this year? What was it last year?

In addition to the wage base you will probably need to know the standard rate for each year. If you do not have a rate for the appropriate year, please use the standard rate.

Year
Wage Base
Standard Rate
Employee Rate
Employee Total
2014 $37,400 3.59% 0.62% $231.88
2013 $36,900 4.43% 0.68% $250.92
2012 $35,800 4.11% 0.66% $236.28
2011 $34,600 3.40% 0.58% $200.68
2010 $34,100 2.60% 0.50% $170.50
2009 $32,700 2.46% 0.50% $163.50
2008 $31,300 2.96% 0.50% $156.50
2007 $30,100 3.54% 0.50% $150.50
2006 $28,700 4.15% 0.51% $146.37
2005 $27,900 4.19% 0.50% $139.50
2004 $27,100 3.83% 0.50% $135.50
2003 $26,700 3.46% 0.50% $133.50
2002 $26,000 3.69% 0.50% $130.00
2001 $25,500 3.84% 0.52% $132.60
2000 $24,800 3.97% 0.54% $133.92
1999 $24,500 3.90% 0.54% $132.30
1998 $24,100 4.15% 0.56% $134.96
1997 $24,200 4.31% 0.58% $140.36
1996 $24,400 4.10% 0.50% $122.00

 

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