Illinois State Facts

Illinois Effective 7/1/2021   Federal Effective 7/24/2009

Illinois Department of Labor Webpage




Illinois Final Paycheck Law

Fired: The final paycheck is due at the time of separation, if possible, but in no case later than the next regularly scheduled payday. When an employee requests in writing that his or her final compensation be paid by check and mailed, the employer must comply with this request. Note: Commissions due at the time of termination of a contract between a sales representative and principal must be paid within 13 days of termination. Commissions that become due after termination must be paid within 13 days of the date they become due.

Illinois Direct Deposit Law

Force Direct Deposit:           No

Illinois Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage $11.00
Minimum Cash Wage(Tipped Employee) $6.60
Youth Minimum Wage $11.00

Illinois State Income Tax

Wage Withholding                                     4.95%

Illinois Unemployment Insurance

Maximum 2022 Taxable Earnings(no change from 2021) $12,960             
Employee 2022 Deduction None
Employer 2022 Tax Rates(Includes 0.525% fund-building surtax) 1.25 – 8.15%
Standard 2022 New Employer Rate(Includes 0.525% fund-building surtax) $4.05