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Payroll New Jersey, Unique Aspects of New Jersey Payroll Law and Practice
The New Jersey State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of State income taxes deducted from payroll checks is:
This information must be reported within 20 days of the hiring or rehiring; every 15 days on mag media. 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 New Jersey.
The New Jersey new hire-reporting agency can be reached at 888-624-6339, 877-654-4737, or 609-689-1900 or on the web at www.nj-newhire.com
New Jersey does not allow compulsory direct deposit
New Jersey requires the following information on an employee's pay stub:
New Jersey requires that employee be paid no less often than semimonthly; monthly for exempt employees.
New Jersey requires that the lag time between the end of the pay period and the payment of wages to the employee not exceed ten days.
New Jersey payroll law requires that involuntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by their next regular payday (by mail at employee's request) and that voluntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by the next regular payday or by mail if employee requests it.
Deceased employee's wages must be paid when normally due to the surviving spouse, children 18 or over, guardian of minor children, parents, siblings, or person paying funeral expenses (in that order).
Escheat laws in New Jersey require that unclaimed wages be paid over to the state after one year.
The employer is further required in New Jersey to keep a record of the wages abandoned and turned over to the state for a period of 5 years.
New Jersey payroll law mandates no more than 40% (less for some workers) of minimum wage may be used as a tip credit.
In the New Jersey payroll law there is no provision covering required rest or meal periods.
New Jersey statute requires that wage and hour records be kept for a period of not less than one year. These records will normally consist of at least the information required under FLSA.
The New Jersey agency charged with enforcing Child Support Orders and laws is:
Department of Human Services
Division of Economic Assistance
Office of Child Support and Paternity Programs
Box CN 716
Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey 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,