It’s rare for employers state-wide to get good news in this troubled economy.  Today, however, the Texas Workforce Commission presented Texas employers with an early Christmas present in the form of the newly released 2012 unemployment tax rates.   The tax rates range from .61 to 7.58 percent on the first $9,000 in wages paid to each employee down from a range of .78 to 8.25 percent. 

The Commission is mailing each Texas employer its specific 2012 tax rate today and should be received later this week.  To understand how your unemployment tax rate is calculated, you can review these sources:

Calculating the Texas Unemployment Tax Rate

Calculate Your Unemployment Tax

Your Tax Rates -2012

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