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Tax Rates: Federal

Tax Rates: State

Prevailing Wage Rates

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Tax Rates: Federal

Note:

  • Most construction workers fall into the 10% or 15% rate of withholding.
  • Remember: You cannot report that you are paying less than the prevailing wage for the category of work being performed. It's OK to pay more than the prevailing wage rate.

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Tax Rates: State

Note:

  • Consider setting the state rates to a typical value of 2% or 3% for each employee.
  • Remember: You cannot report that you are paying less than the prevailing wage for the category of work being performed. It's OK to pay more than the prevailing wage rate.

For state income tax rates and withholding information, consult your tax preparer or visit your state's Department of Revenue web site (look for links to "personal income tax", "tax forms" or "tax form instructions").

A chart of state individual income tax rates can be found here:
http://www.bankrate.com/brm/itax/state/state_tax_home.asp
(a commercial site)

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Prevailing Wage Rates

You cannot report that you are paying less than the prevailing wage for the category of work being performed. It's OK to pay more than the prevailing wage rate.

A good place to look up the current prevailing wage for your state, county and trade is:
http://www.access.gpo.gov/davisbacon/allstates.html

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Davis Bacon Info

For a summary of Prevailing Wages in Construction Contracts (Davis-Bacon Act and Related Acts), visit the website of The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of The Assistant Secretary for Policy:
http://www.dol.gov/compliance/laws/comp-dbra.htm

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Find a State DOT

A good place to start when you have questions is the website for your state's Department of Transportation. The U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration site keeps an updated list of state sites here:
http://www.FHWA.dot.gov/webstate.htm

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