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Contribution Rates and Benefit Amounts

Find the latest Voluntary Plan (VP) employee contribution and benefit rate. The current and prior year are shown, including how these rates are calculated.

State Disability Insurance

2022 Voluntary Plan Employee Contribution and Benefit Rate
Effective January 1, 2022
Employee Contribution Rate 1.1%
Taxable Wage Ceiling (per employee per year) $145,600
Maximum Contribution (per employee per year) $1,601.60
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount (WBA) $1,540
Maximum Benefit Amount (WBA X 52 weeks) $80,080
Assessment Rate: This figure is the product obtained by multiplying the worker contribution rate by 14% or 1.2% X 14% = 0.154% per CUIC 3252 (b) 0.154%
2021 Voluntary Plan Employee Contribution and Benefit Rate
Effective January 1, 2021
Employee Contribution Rate 1.2%
Taxable Wage Ceiling (per employee per year) $128,298
Maximum Contribution (per employee per year) $1,539.58
Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount (WBA) $1,357
Maximum Benefit Amount (WBA X 52 weeks) $70,564
Assessment Rate: This figure is the product obtained by multiplying the worker contribution rate by 14% or 1.2% X 14% = 0.168% per CUIC 3252 (b) 0.168%

Definition of Terms

Amount paid by employers to us for administrative costs arising out of Voluntary Plan.

California employees pay mandatory contributions to reimburse the Disability Insurance (DI) Fund for State Disability Insurance (SDI) coverage. The contribution rate is the percentage withheld from the wages of employees who are covered by Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL).

The maximum weekly benefit amount multiplied by the 52 weeks of a year.

The maximum amount withheld from the yearly wages of an employee who is covered by SDI. The amount is reduced based on an employee’s earnings.

The maximum weekly benefit amount paid to an eligible SDI program recipient.

The maximum yearly wage that is subject to DI and PFL withholding.

Register for Benefit Programs Online

Creating an account is an important step in this process. With Benefit Programs Online, you can apply for Disability Insurance and manage your claim in SDI Online.

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