Alabama Releases 2020 Unemployment Tax Rates

Dec. 10, 2019, 7:34 PM

Alabama’s unemployment tax rates are to be unchanged for 2020, a spokeswoman for the state Labor Department said Dec. 10.

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, unemployment tax rates for experienced employers are to be determined with Schedule D and are to range from 0.65% to 6.8%, the spokeswoman told Bloomberg Tax in an email. The rates are to include an employment security assessment of 0.06%.

The unemployment tax rate for new employers is to be 2.7% in 2020, unchanged from 2019.

Alabama’s unemployment-taxable wage base is to be $8,000 for 2020, unchanged from 2019.

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