Wisconsin (WI) – 2018


Minimum WageWisconsinFederal
Minimum Wage$7.25$7.25
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$2.33$2.13
Maximum Tip Credit$4.92$5.12
Youth Minimum Wage$5.90$4.25
State Income TaxWisconsinFederal
Wage WithholdingTables
Supplemental Wage / Bonus Rate4.0%, 5.84%, 6.27% or 7.65%
Unemployment InsuranceWisconsinFederal
Maximum 2018 Taxable Earnings (Unchanged from 2017)$14,000
Employee 2018 DeductionNone
Employer 2018 Tax Rates (Includes solvency surtax)0.0 – 12.0%
Standard 2018 New Employer Rate3.05 – 3.25%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedYes

Federal (FED) – 2018

Minimum WageFederal
Youth Minimum Wage$4.25
Maximum Tip Credit$5.12
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$2.13
Minimum Wage$7.25
Additional Medicare Tax Withholding on Wages > $200,000 (No Employer Match)0.90%
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2017)1.45%
Maximum Taxable EarningsNo Limit
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2017)6.20%
Maximum Taxable Earnings (Increased from $127,200 in 2017)$128,400
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 2017)$1,000
Family Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Increased from $6,750 in 2017)$6,900
Self-Only Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Increased from $3,400 in 2017)$3,450
Supplemental Wage / Bonus RatesFederal
Pay over $1 Million (Decreased from 39.6% in 2017)37%
Flat Rate Withholding Method (Decreased from 25% in 2017)22%

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