Archive for December, 2013

FUTA Credit Reduction 2013

The FUTA tax levies a federal tax on employers covered by a state’s UI program. The standard FUTA tax rate is 6.0% on the first $7,000 of wages subject to FUTA. The funds from the FUTA tax create the Federal Unemployment Trust Fund, administered by the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Generally, employers may receive a credit of 5.4% when they file their Form 940, Employer’s Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return, to result in a net FUTA tax rate of ... Read more