Texas Workforce Commission sets employer tax rates for 2019

The Texas Workforce Commission recently announced the average unemployment insurance tax rate for all employers will be 1.25 percent for calendar year (CY) 2019, dropping from 1.37 percent in CY 2018 to its lowest point since 2009.

The average tax rate for experience-rated employers is 1.06 percent for CY 2019, and is down from 1.20 percent in CY 2018. For more details about the tax rate and how it affects employers, see the Dec. 27 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.