Connecticut (CT) – 2022


Minimum WageConnecticutFederal
Minimum Wage$13.00$7.25
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped): Tipped hotel or restaurant employees only$6.38
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped): Tipped bartenders only$8.23
Minimum Cash Wage (Tipped): All other tipped employees$12.65
Maximum Tip Credit (Tipped): Tipped hotel or restaurant employees only$6.62
Maximum Tip Credit (Tipped): Tipped bartenders only$4.77
Maximum Tip Credit (Tipped): All other tipped employees$0.35
Youth Minimum Wage$11.05
State Income TaxConnecticutFederal
Wage Withholding (Net of exemption and credit table)Wage %
Supplemental Wage / Bonus RateNo Provision
Unemployment InsuranceConnecticutFederal
Maximum 2022 Taxable Earnings (Unchanged from 2021)$15,000
Employee 2022 DeductionNone
Employer 2022 Tax Rates(Includes 1.4% fund solvency surtax)1.9 – 6.8%
Standard 2022 New Employer Rate3.00%
Voluntary Contribution PermittedNo

Federal (FED) – 2022

Minimum WageFederal
Minimum Wage$7.25
Medicare Rate1.45%
Additional Medicare Tax Withholding on Wages > $200,000 (No Employer Match)2.35%
Maximum Taxable EarningsNo Limit
Maximum Taxable Earnings (Increased from $142,800 in 2021)$147,000
Employee / Employer Tax Rate (Unchanged from 2019)6.20%
Health Savings AccountsFederal
Catch-up Contribution Limit (Employee / Employer) (Unchanged from 2021)$1,000
Pension PlansFederal
Catch-up Contribution Limit – 401(k) & 403(b) plans (age 50 or older) (Increase from 6,000 in 2019)$6,500
Contribution Limit – 401(k) & 403(b) plans (Increased from $19,500 in 2021)$20,500

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