California (CA) – 2020


Minimum WageCaliforniaFederal
Minimum Wage$13.00*$7.25
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$13.00*$2.13
Maximum Tip CreditNot Allowed$5.12
State Income TaxCaliforniaFederal
Wage WithholdingTables
Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate6.6%, except 10.23% for BONUSES and earnings from STOCK OPTIONS
Unemployment InsuranceCaliforniaFederal
Maximum 2020 Taxable Earnings (Unchanged from 2019)$7,000
Employee 2020 DeductionNone
Employer 2020 Tax Rates (Plus 0.1% employment training tax assessed on most employers)1.5 – 6.2%
Standard 2020 New Employer Rate (Plus 0.1% employment training tax)3.40%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedNo
Disability InsuranceCaliforniaFederal
Maximum 2020 Taxable Earnings (Increased from $118,371 in 2019)$122,909
Employee 2020 Deduction (Unchanged from 2019)1.00%
Maximum 2020 Employee Deduction$1,229.09
Employer ContributionNone

Federal (FED) – 2020

Minimum WageFederal
Maximum Tip Credit$5.12
Youth Minimum Wage$4.25
Minimum Wage$7.25
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$2.13
Medicare Rate1.45%
Additional Medicare Tax Withholding on Wages > $200,000 (No Employer Match)0.90%
Maximum Taxable EarningsNo Limit
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2019)6.20%
Maximum Taxable Earnings (Increased from $132,900 in 2019)$137,700
Normal Net Tax0.60%
Maximum Credit5.40%
Percent of Taxable Wages6.00%
Maximum Taxable Earnings$7,000
Health Savings AccountsFederal
Catch-up Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Unchanged from 2019)$1,000
Family Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Increased from $7,000 in 2019)$7,100
Self-Only Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Increased from $3,500 in 2019)$3,550
Supplemental Wage / Bonus RatesFederal
Pay over $1 Million (Unchanged from 2019)37%
Flat Rate Withholding Method (Unchanged from 2019)22%

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