The Florida Department of Revenue, Department of Economic Opportunity announced, the Employer’s unemployment insurance tax rates for 2012 will range from 2.02 (0.0202) percent to 5.4 (0.0540) percent.
New employers will continue to pay at the rate of 2.7 percent, and the 2012 taxable wage base will remain at $8,500.
All contributing employers will be subject to a special annual assessment to be collected by June 30, 2012. Notices of the special interest assessment will be sent to employers by Feb. 1, 2012, along with a coupon for the business to pay its share of the interest on the federal advances, the department said.
This blog was adapted from the Bureau of National Affairs-Late Breaking News www.bna.com