Learn how to update your State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) rate in QuickBooks or Intuit Payroll.
Your state sets your SUI rate. This rate is unique to your business. If you’re a new employer, your state assigns you a “new employer rate” until you file unemployment taxes for a certain period of time.
Whenever your SUI rate changes, you need to update it in payroll. This keeps your SUI tax liability accurate. We'll show you how.
|Note: State Unemployment Insurance is only paid by the employer, unless your state is AK, NJ, or PA that requires employees to contribute.|
If you got a tax rate notice from your state, here's how to read a SUI tax rate notice.
How to update your SUI rate
Your state updates your SUI rate at the beginning or the third quarter of the year. Once you have a new SUI rate, here's how you can update it in payroll.
|Note: Not sure which payroll service you have? Here's how to find which payroll service you have.|