Important Date To
July 20, 2009
Monday July 20 is the last
day ARIS Solutions will
accept timesheets for
services provided before
July 1, 2009.
Timesheets which have
not been received in our
offices by July 20, 2009
for services provided
before July 1 cannot be
paid by ARIS Solutions.
Be aware that you are
responsible to pay your
employee if ARIS
Call us at: 1-800-798-1658
8 AM AND 4 PM
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IMPORTANT WAGE UPDATE
Effective July 1, 2009, the Vermont Minimum Wage for
Developmental Services increases to $8.06 per hour. This is
the minimum you may pay an employee for hourly services.
Effective July 21, 2009, the Federal Minimum Wage
increases to $7.25 per hour. This is the minimum hourly
wage you may pay an employee for providing 24 hour respite
services. Based on current guidelines, as of July 21, 2009,
the minimum daily rate you may pay an employee for 24
hours of respite will be $116.00 per day (or, $7.25 an hour x
Employer Tax Rate Decrease
As of July 1, 2009, the Employer Tax rate will
decrease from 10.15% to 9.4%! This is the rate
charged to all budgets when wages are paid to an
employee. The employer tax includes:
• 7.65% for matching Social Security and
• 1.0% for Workers Compensation
• .75% for Unemployment taxes
Visit our website for a new Rate Conversation chart.
This chart shows the actual cost to the budget for
each hourly wage you pay an employee.