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Alaska Unemployment-Taxable Wage Base to Rise in 2020

Dec. 3, 2019, 4:26 PM

Alaska’s unemployment-taxable wage base is to be $41,500 in 2020, up from $39,900 in 2019, a spokesman for the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Dec. 2.

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, tax rates for nondelinquent experienced employers are to range from 1% to 1.09%. the spokesman told Bloomberg Tax in an email. The unemployment tax rate for delinquent experienced employers is to be 5.4%.

Effective for 2020, the tax rate for new employers in the accommodation and food services industry category is to be 1%; administrative and waste services, 1%; agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting, 1.09%; arts, entertainment ...

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