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Utah Wage Payment Timing Requirements

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Employers in Utah must comply with these state rules regarding the timing and frequency of wage payments.

Utah's wage payment law covers employers except farm, dairy, agricultural, viticultural, or horticultural pursuits, stock or poultry raising, and employers of domestic service, or any other employment where a contract exists providing for different payment terms.

Wages must be paid at least semimonthly with a 10-day holdover permitted.

Employees on yearly salary must be paid at least monthly with seven days holdover permitted.

Regular paydays must be designated in advance.

Payments at more frequent intervals are permitted.

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