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Nevada Employers Could Pay Higher Taxes

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(Carson City, NV)  –  Nevada employers could pay higher unemployment taxes next year.

The state Employment Security Council has recommended companies pay a higher tax rate in 2013, which would mean an additional $72 a year per employee.

Nevada still owes nearly $700 million to the federal government for money it borrowed to pay out jobless benefits.

The Silver State’s 12.1% unemployment rate is the highest in the nation.

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