1st Quarter 2016 Filing Deadline: Employment and Wage Detail Reports must be submitted by 4/30/2016. Payments must be submitted by 3:00pm on or before 5/2/2016. Payments submitted after 3:00pm on 5/2/2016 will be considered received the next business day. Late filings will incur a penalty and/or interest charges, as provided under MGL 151A, Section 14P. Employers are encouraged to file in advance of the deadline. To file online, login to UI Online and select "Employment and Wage Detail Reporting"

1st Quarter Deferral Option: If you are eligible for a deferral, you must file and make a payment no later than 3:00pm on April 29, 2016. The deferral option will not be available after this date. Deferrals are not available for Third Party Administrators who file in bulk.

Employer Medical Assistance Contributions/ Unemployment Health Insurance (EMAC/UHI):/u>

Employers that paid EMAC/UHI rate of 0.24% or 0.34% in 2015 will pay a rate of 0.34% for calendar year 2016 –except for those meeting exempt or reduced rate criteria. (Employers operating within two years following the “Newly Subject” status as of MGL 151A, pay at rates of 0.12% and 0.24% respectively)

Workforce Training Funds Contributions Rate for 2016:

Workforce Training Fund rate will be 0.056% for the 2016

Taxable Wage Base 2016:

Taxable Wage Base will be $15,000 for the 2016

Regular UI Online Hours:  6:00 am - 10:00 pm daily. 
Due to scheduled system maintenance, UI Online will not be available:
o Every week  from 7:00 pm Friday - 7:00 am Saturday; and
o Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 3:00 pm to 6:00 am on Sunday. 

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Notice: Workplace Poster, form 2553 (located under Forms, Publications and Resources), has been modified.  Please post the revised version in a common employee area.

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