1.45% - Medicare Rate
Up To 4.2% - State Taxes
Minimum wage is $5.15 per hour.
Employer:contributes 6% of employee salary.
Employee:contributes 1% of their salary.
Employer: Medicare - 1.45%
Employee: Medicare - 1.45%
There are 12 public holidays in Georgia, public offices are officially closed however private companies are not required by law to give those days off to their employees, or provide extra pay for these days.
Georgia 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 no official advance notice period, but the general practice is 2 weeks.
There is no official state or federal law regarding severance payments. It depends on the company’s policies.
State sales tax is 4.2%.