* State Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Base
State unemployment insurance taxes are based on a percentage of the taxable wages an employer pays.
The Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) requires that each state's taxable wage base must at least equal the FUTA wage base of $7,000 per employee.
Effective 1/1/2021, New York State SUTA taxable wage base is $11,800 per employee. In 2020, the NY SUTA taxable wage base was $11,600 per employee.