Federal Unemployment Insurance Tax. Though futa tax is a payroll tax, it is different from the fica taxes in the sense that only the employer contributes toward the futa taxes. Some employers might not receive the full futa tax credit.
In ny you have the option to have withheld 10% for federal and 2.5% for state taxes. After logging in to your account, click unemployment servicesthe âtotal amountâ column is the amount before taxes and the ânet amountâ column is the amount after taxes were deducted. Employers with few unemployment claims may pay nearly 10 times less than those with high unemployment claims.