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Florida State Agencies and Forms


Florida State Labor Laws:

2017 Minimum Wage Tipped Workers per State

Minimum Wage $8.10

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Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee) $5.08

Maximum Tip Credit $3.02


Unemployment Insurance in Florida:
Taxable Wage Base 
  $7,000 in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
New Employer Rate (% Taxable Wages)
  2.7 in 2017, 2.7 in 2016
UI Rate - Min - Max (% Taxable Wages)   0.1 to 5.4 in 2017 (Unchanged from 2016)
Period Effective   Calendar Year 2017


Florida Withholding Requirements:

Only Alaska, Florida, Nevada, New Hampshire, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming have no state income tax.

  • Register as employer by filing Form DR-1 (Application to Collect and/or Report Tax in Florida). To apply online click here
  • No Withholding Tax
  • Withholding Method = none
  • Supplemental Rate = none

Local Taxes:



Employee Deduction: None


New Hire Reporting:

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and return reporting to work within 20 days of the first day of work on form W-4 (or equivalent) to:
Florida New Hire Reporting Center
P.O. Box 6500
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6500
(888) 854-4791

(888) 854-4762 (fax)

To report online click here

Remit withholding for child support to:

State Disbursement Unit
P.O. Box 8500
Tallahassee, FL 32314-8500

To report online click here

Reciprocal states:



The information on this web page is furnished with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal or accounting advice. If legal or expert services are required, contact your attorney or accounting professional.

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