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State Unemployment Insurance Taxable Wage Base Chart Updated

BY: Lia Coniglio, Esq. | 02/28/22

For 2022, the West Virginia unemployment insurance (UI) taxable wage base is reduced to $9,000 from $12,000 due to the state’s UI Trust Fund balance being above $200 million as of February 15. Employers with questions can email WorkForce West Virginia at [email protected]

An updated chart of State Taxable Wage Bases for 2019 to 2022 (as of February 23, 2022) may be downloaded. To access the chart from the APA home page, select “Compliance” and then “State Unemployment Wage Bases” under “Overview.” This chart is kept updated throughout the year.

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Lia Coniglio, Esq., is Managing Editor of PayState Update and Senior Manager of State Payroll Information Resources for the APA.