Go To Articles Directory Home Page
To get the current article, - See Below (at the bottom of the page) -.
For top news titles, see below.
Web sites and videos listed in this page are frequently updated.
If you find that this page is useful (quality of web sites, images and videos, ...), you can add it to your favorites.
Bookmark Page !
Payroll Mississippi, Unique Aspects of Mississippi Payroll Law and Practice
The Mississippi State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of State income taxes deducted from payroll checks is:
This information must be reported within 15 days of the hiring or rehiring.
The information can be sent as a W4 or equivalent by mail, fax or electronically.
There is a .00 penalty for a late report and 0 for conspiracy in Mississippi.
The Mississippi new hire-reporting agency can be reached at 800-241-1330 or on the web at https://newhirereporting.com/ms-newhire/default.asp
Mississippi does allow compulsory direct deposit but the employee's choice of financial institution must meet federal Regulation E regarding choice of financial institutions.
Mississippi has no State Wage and Hour Law provisions concerning pay stub information.
Mississippi requires that employee be paid no less often than semimonthly, biweekly, or on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of month for manufacturers and public service corporations.
Mississippi requires that the lag time between the end of the pay period and the payment of wages to the employee not exceed ten days after pay period; 15 days for public service corporations.
Mississippi has no general provision on when terminated employees must be paid their final wages.
Deceased employee's wages must be paid when normally due to the surviving spouse or next of kin.
Escheat laws in Mississippi require that unclaimed wages be paid over to the state after five years.
There is no provision in Mississippi law concerning record retention of abandoned wage records.
There is no provision in Mississippi law concerning tip credits against State minimum wage.
In the Mississippi payroll law there is no provision covering required rest or meal periods.
There is no provision in Mississippi law concerning record retention of wage and hour records therefor it is probably wise to follow FLSA guidelines.
The Mississippi agency charged with enforcing Child Support Orders and laws is:
Division of Child Support Enforcement
Department of Human Services
750 N. State Street
Jackson, MS 39205
Mississippi has the following provisions for child support deductions:
Please note that this article is not updated for changes that can and will happen from time to time.
About the Author: Charles J. Read, CPA has been in the payroll, accounting and tax business for 30 years,