1.45% - Medicare Rate
Up to 4.12% - State
Minimum wage is $8.25 per hour.
Employer: contributes 5% of the employees monthly salary to pension fund.
Employee: contributes 5% of the monthly salary to pension fund.
Employer: Medicare - 1.45%
Employee: Medicare - 1.45% (additional 0.9% contribution for employees earning less than $200,000)
Employer: 6.0% and maximum taxable earnings are $7,000
Employee: Voluntary contributions permitted.
There are 10 paid official holidays, however private employers are not required to provide either time off or overtime pay on these days.
Delaware follows “employment at will” doctrine which means both the employee and employer are allowed to terminate the employment at any given time without a reason Therefore at the time of termination, the employer much pay all the necessary wages up to the day of termination.
There is currently no state sales tax in Delaware.