Employers who are newly liable for unemployment compensation taxes are assigned a standard tax rate equal to the average rate contributions paid by all employers during the preceding year, or 2.7 percent, whichever is higher. A new employer rate remains in effect until the employer can be rated based on experience.
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
Rates range from 1.60% to 7.00%. New employers use 2.70%.
If fired pay by next business day. If an employee quits, they receive their pay the next regular payday or seven days, whichever comes sooner.
New Hire Filing
Employers must report hiring within 20 days.
Reporting by mail
Employers can report online or submit this information to:
District of Columbia New Hire Registry
P.O. Box 366
Holbrook, MA 02343
New hire reporting form
Employers can pay the
Child Support Services Division
One Judiciary Square
441 4th Street, NW, N550
Washington, DC 20001
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