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Submit employment and wage detail report

Each quarter, all employers must submit an employment and wage detail report to DUA. Once you submit your report, UI Online will calculate your balance due for unemployment insurance contributions, EMAC, and workforce training fund.
Employment and wage detail reports are due every quarter. The due dates are as follows: April 30 for Quarter 1, July 31 for Quarter 2, Oct. 31 for Quarter 3, and Jan. 31 for Quarter 4.

Department of Unemployment Assistance

Phone

Revenue Service Information Line (617) 626-5075

Passwords, account users, activating account

Business transfers

Employer liability

Employment and wage reporting

Benefit charges protest and submission

Revenue collections and enforcement

Revenue audit

Experience rating information

Online

To access UI Online: Log in as an employer 
To access UI Online: Log in as a TPA 

The Details

What you need

You will need the user ID and password you use to log in to UI Online. You will also need payroll information in order to submit a quarterly employment and wage detail report.

How to report

  1. Log in to your UI Online account:
  2. Click Employment and wage detail reporting.
  3. Click Submit employment and wage detail to create a new report.
  4. Select the quarter and year you wish to submit a report for. Choose the filing method:
    • Manual entry
    • File upload
    • No employment/wage submission
    • Copy from previous quarter
  5. Proceed with the file upload process by following the onscreen prompts.
  6. Review the Quarterly Calculations page, showing the quarterly contributions due. If you need to correct any information, click Previous. When you are ready to submit the wage detail report, click Submit.
  7. When the report has been successfully submitted, the Employment and Wage Detail Report Submission Confirmation page appears.
  8. Click Make payment and select a payment amount and payment method.

More info

File upload

Files with 300 records or more are usually processed overnight during off-peak hours. You will receive a message to check back the following day in “view submission history” for results.

No employment/wage submission

This option can be used if you have no employees and no wages to report for a quarter. This method should not be used if you had employees who did not earn any wages during the quarter.

TPA reporting wages

For instructions on how to report wages as a TPA, please refer to the TPA user guide for employment wage detail reporting.

Late filing penalties and interest charges

To avoid interest and penalties, we encourage you to do the following by the quarter due dates below:

  • File the employment and wage detail report
  • Pay contributions in full

Late filings may incur a penalty and/or interest charges, as detailed in MGL 151A, Section 14P.

Quarter Due Date
Quarter 1 April 30
Quarter 2 July 31
Quarter 3 Oct. 31
Quarter 4 Jan. 31

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Contact

Phone

Revenue Service Information Line (617) 626-5075

Passwords, account users, activating account

Business transfers

Employer liability

Employment and wage reporting

Benefit charges protest and submission

Revenue collections and enforcement

Revenue audit

Experience rating information

Online

To access UI Online: Log in as an employer 
To access UI Online: Log in as a TPA 

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