Unemployment Compensation Tax
| Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation taxes are paid on the first $8,000 of wages for each employee. Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Compensation taxes are experienced-rated with rates ranging from 2.21 percent to 10.5 percent. A new employer will pay contributions at 3.75 percent for non-construction employees and 10.4 percent for construction employees on up to the first $8,000 in taxable wages paid to each employee for the calendar year. This rate remains in effect for approximately two years. After two years, the employer should have sufficient experience to be entitled to a calculated rate.
Surcharges and Adjustments:
For more information, visit the Department of Labor & Industry website or contact the UC Tax Information Line at (866) 403-6163.