New SUTA rates In Florida are started Jan 1, 2010 and are based on annual salary up to $8,500 per employee:
-- Minimum rate: 0.0118 or $100.30 per employee
-- Maximum rate: 0.0540 or $459 per employee
Florida assigns new employers an initial tax rate of 0.0270
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You do not pay unemployment to the person who works for you - you will only pay SUTA taxes that are used to pay unemployment benefits.
You will pay SUTA taxes as a percentage of wages paid.
If you do not pay any wages - there would not be any SUTA taxes.
When wages for a specific person overpass $8,500 - you would not pay SUTA taxes for that person in the current year - only first $8,500 of wages are taxable.
Can you please just answer the original question below? Once they leave me do I have any exposure to the money they collect???
If you hire some one that is collecting unemployement and they go off for only a few weeks while they work for you how much of their future unemployment would I be liable for?
You as an employer are not liable for unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits are paid by the unemployment insurance - http://www.floridajobs.org/unemployment/
You as an employer are only liable to pay SUTA taxes which are used to fund the unemployment insurance.