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UI Tax for Employers

ATTENTION ALL ANNUAL FILERS:
Please be advised, pursuant to DC Code §51-104(b)&(c), the due date for the submission of wage reports and payments for ALL Annual Filers is Saturday, April 15, 2017.  
 
If payments due are not made by the aforementioned due date, interest will be assessed at a rate of 1 ½% per month until the amount due has been paid.  Further, if any wage reports or payments due have not been submitted by the aforementioned date, a late penalty in the amount of 10% of the amount due or $100, whichever is greater, will be assessed to your account.  
 
ATTENTION ALL QUARTERLY FILERS:
Please be advised, pursuant to DC Code §51-104(b)&(c), the 2017/1 due date for the submission of wage reports and payments for Quarterly Filers is Sunday, April 30, 2017.  
 
If payments due are not made by the aforementioned due date, interest will be assessed at a rate of 1 ½% per month until the amount due has been paid.  Further, if any wage reports or payments due have not been submitted by the aforementioned date, a late penalty in the amount of 10% of the amount due or $100, whichever is greater, will be assessed to your account.  
 

***IMPORTANT MESSAGE CONCERNING Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount***
 
Please be advised, pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 51-101, effective October 2, 2016, the Department of Employment Services (DOES), Office of Unemployment Compensation (OUC), will increase the Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount (MWBA) from $359 to $425 and standardize the amount of weeks an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimant can collect UI benefit payments to 26 weeks for all initial claims filed on or after October 2, 2016.  As a result of this increase, for Reimbursing Employers, there will be an increase in the amount of benefit charges that will be reflected on quarterly charge statements you will receive from DOES. 
 
If you have any questions concerning these changes, please visit the Unemployment Compensation section of the DOES website at www.does.dc.gov for further information.
 

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