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Food & Beverage: State Increasing Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2019

December 14, 2018

By Howard Dorman

The federal minimum wage has not changed since 2009. Due to lack of action at the national level, many states have raised the minimum wage on their own.

Please see a list below of various states that have enacted new minimum wage requirements effective January 1, 2019:

  • Alaska:  $9.84
  • Arizona:  $11.00. The tipped minimum wage will be $8.00
  • California:  $11.00 for employers with 25 or less employees/$12 for employers with 26 or more employees
  • Colorado: $11.10  The tipped minimum wage will be $8.08
  • Florida:  $8.46.  The tipped minimum wage will be $5.44
  • Massachusetts: $12  The tipped minimum wage will be $4.35
  • Maine:  $11  The tipped minimum wage will be $5.50
  • Minnesota:  large employers with over $500,000 in gross receipts will have a minimum wage of $9.86. Small employers will have a minimum wage of $8.04
  • Missouri:  $8.60 The tipped minimum wage is $4.30
  • Montana:  $8.50
  • New Jersey:  $8.85  The tipped minimum wage is $2.13
  • New York: $11.10  The tipped minimum wage is $7.50 for food service employees
  • Ohio:  $8.55  The tipped minimum wage is $4.30
  • Rhode Island:  $10.50
  • South Dakota:  $9.10 The tipped minimum wage is $4.55
  • Vermont:  10.78  The tipped minimum wage is $5.39
  • Washington: $12.00

If you have questions about how these changes may affect your 2019 tax planning or filing for federal tip credits, contact our Food, Beverage and Hospitality professionals.



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