USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of Wisconsin


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the 2020 payroll tax rates and submittal partners for the state of Wisconsin.

Good to Know!

We recommend that you make all payroll tax payments as soon as you process payroll.

Unemployment Insurance

  • Partner: State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

  • 2020 Taxable Wage Limit: $14,000

  • 2020 New Employer Rate: 3.05% (For employers with under $500,000 in Payroll AND who are NOT in the Construction Industry.)

    • The construction industry has its own new employer rate of 3.75% for employers with payroll less than $500,000.

For more details, see Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments.

State Income Tax Withholding