TITLE

Unemployment tax rate unchanged

AUTHOR(S)
VOGEL, ED
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/8/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 49, pP13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that unemployment in Nevada could reach up to 8.8% in 2009 although money in a trust fund are enough to pay unemployment benefits. The unemployment tax rate was kept at an average of 1.33% in 2009 by Cindy Jones, Employment Security Division administrator. It was also the percentage paid by employers to cover benefits paid to laid-off workers.
ACCESSION #
35752622

 

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