Connecticut (CT) – 2017


Minimum WageConnecticutFederal
Minimum Wage$10.10$7.25
Tipped hotel or restaurant employees only: Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$6.38
Tipped bartenders only: Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$8.23
All other tipped employees: Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped Employee)$9.75
Tipped hotel or restaurant employees only: Maximum Tip Credit$3.72
Tipped bartenders only: Maximum Tip Credit$1.87
All other tipped employees: Maximum Tip Credit$0.35
Youth Minimum Wage$10.10*$4.25
State Income TaxConnecticutFederal
Wage Withholding(Net of exemption and credit table)Wage %
Supplemental Wage / Bonus RateNo Provision
Unemployment InsuranceConnecticutFederal
Maximum 2017 Taxable Earnings (Insert Comment)$15,000 (Unchanged from 2016)
Employee 2017 DeductionNone
Employer 2017 Tax Rates1.9 – 6.8%
Standard 2017 New Employer Rate3.9%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedNo

Federal (FED) – 2017

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)0.9%
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2016)1.45%
Maximum Taxable EarningsNo Limit
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2016)6.2%
Maximum Taxable Earnings (Increased from $118,500 in 2016)$127,200
Normal Net Tax0.6%
Maximum Credit5.4%
Percent of Taxable Wages6.0%
Maximum Taxable Earnings$7,000
Health Savings AccountsFederal
Catch-up Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Unchanged from 2016)$1,000
Family Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Unchanged from 2016)$6,750
Self-Only Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Increased from $3,350 in 2016)$3,400
Supplemental Wage / Bonus RatesFederal
Pay over $1 Million (Unchanged from 2016)39.6%
Flat rate withholding method (Unchanged from 2016)25%

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