1st Quarter 2017 Filing Deadline:
Employment and Wage Detail Reports must be submitted by 4/30/2017. Payments must be submitted by 3:00pm on or before 5/1/2017. Payments submitted after 3:00pm on 5/1/2017 may be considered received the next business day. Late filings may 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 2017, Deferral Option: If you are eligible for a deferral, you must file and make a payment no later than 3:00pm on April 28, 2017. Please note that this option will be available starting April 1st through April 28th. 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 (EMAC)/ Unemployment Health Insurance (UHI) Rates for 2017:
1. Years 1, 2 and 3: New employers subject to unemployment contributions for their first time will now be exempt for the first three years.
2. Year 4: Employers in their fourth year of previously being subject to EMAC/UHI will pay an EMAC/UHI rate of 0.12% (.0012)
3. Year 5: Employers in their fifth year of previously being subject to EMAC/UHI will pay an EMAC/UHI rate of 0.24% (.0024)
4. Year 6 and over: Employers in their sixth year or over of previously being subject to EMAC/UHI will pay an EMAC/UHI rate of 0.34% (.0034)
Workforce Training Funds Contributions Rate for 2017:
Workforce Training Fund rate will be 0.056% for the 2017
Taxable Wage Base 2017:
Taxable Wage Base will be $15,000 for the 2017
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.
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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