By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff
For 2019, experience-rated employers pay rates ranging from 0.18% to 8.72%. Note that any delinquent employer is assessed 2.0% plus the assignable basic rate, the total of which may not exceed 8.72%. For 2019, new employers pay the following rates by industry classification: raw materials and energy production, 1.82%; distribution and transportation of goods, 1.00%; information, 1.00%; finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing, 1.00%; professional and business services, 1.00%; education, health, and social assistance, 1.00%; leisure, accommodation, and food services, 1.00%; other services (except public administration), 1.00%; public administration, 1.00%; unclassified employers, 8.5%; construction, 2.13%; and manufacturing, 1.20%. These figures do not include the adjustment factor of 0.13% for inefficiently and noncharged benefits or the employment support fund tax of 0.09%. For 2019, the fund balance adjustment factor is 0.00% (DWS Communication).
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