The New Jersey State Department of Rates & Statistics annually publishes the NJ State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW), which is the basis for determining the maximum taxable wage base and maximum weekly benefits for the subsequent calendar year. On July 22, 2019, the NJ 2018 Statewide Average Weekly Wage was published as $1,259.82. Formal promulgation of the 2020 NJ Temporary Disability Benefits and Rates were announced by NJ State Department Labor, September 16, 2019. https://labor.ny.gov/stats/avg_wkly_wage.shtm.

This document presents a brief overview of the New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits law. The law and its implementing regulations, as well as the TDB policy documents issued to covered employers, will govern the actual administration of the TDB benefits and control in case of any conflict in or absence of information. This is not intended as legal advice. Please consult with appropriate professionals for legal, compliance and tax advice.

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