New Overtime Pay Regulations

Starting December 1, 2016, federal regulations require that anyone learning less than $47,476 per year be classified as a non-exempt employee eligible for overtime pay.  Most religious and non-profit organizations are exempt from the regulations, pre-schools are specifically excluded from the exemption. Get info and forms.


Workers Compensation

  • The 2016 Workers Compensation rate will remain at 1.3% (.013)
  • 2016 Payments are due at the Conference Center by March 31st.
  • 2016 Workers Compensation Worksheet is available here. This is a fillable form and will automatically calculate your payment. You must print the form to include with your payment as it will not be saved on the website.

2016 Mileage Rates 

Starting January 1, 2016, the rates will be

  • 54 cents per mile for business miles
  • 19 cents per mile for medical or moving purposes
  • 14 cents per mile for services to charitable organizations.

2016 Social Security Rates

The IRS has established 2016 withholding rates as follows:

  • Employee tax rate for Social Security - 6.2%
  • Employer tax rate for Social Security - 6.2%
  • The wage base limit for 2014 is $118,500
  • Employee tax rate for Medicare is - 1.45%
  • Employer tax rate for Medicare is - 1.45%
  • There is no wage base limit for Medicare

As of January 2013, individuals with earned income of more than $200,000 ($250,000 for married couples filing jointly) pay an additional 0.9 percent in Medicare taxes. The tax rates shown above do not include the 0.9 percent.

Self-employed persons (clergy) are responsible for paying both the employee and employer portions of Social Security and Medicare taxes.