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How to Set Up State Unemployment Tax

ezPaycheck payroll software estimates the SUTA (state unemployment tax) based on your set up. Some companies may be able to take credit to pay unemployment tax at lower rate. Most state offices will mail employers the new rate for next year in Dec. You can also call them to find your rate. Please enter your rate correctly, so you can reserve the fund amount correctly.

Do not worry If you entered a higher rate or a lower rate by mistake. You still have the chance to correct it when you file the tax form to make deposit.

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Step 1: Open company tax setup screen

  • Start ezPaycheck payroll software
  • You can click the ezPaycheck left menu "Company Settings", then "Tax Information" to view company tax setup screen.

    Step 2: Set up state unemployment tax rate and up limits

  • Enter the state Unemployment tax rate. (for example: If it is 2% or 0.02, you enter 2 there.)
  • Enter the up limits (for example: If your state unemployment tax just applies to the first $7000 income, you enter $7000 there.)
  • Save the changes by clicking the "Update" button.

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  • Note: In some states, employers can take credits to pay unemployment tax at lower rate. If you are not sure about the unemployment tax rate, Please contact your local IRS office.

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