SUTA Setup

What is it?

SUTA setup outlines how to ensure that the State Unemployment rates are up to date.

*Note* To view the new SUTA wage base limits, please refer to the APA. Any wage base limits not shown have not been  published by the state yet. 

How do I verify my SUTA setup?

To navigate to your SUTA setup and successfully update rates, navigate to All Options > Administration > Employers. Once the Employers form is opened, you will see a list of your employer records to select from. You can double click the row to bring you into the employer setup page.

Verify Employer Setup
  • Legal Name: Will be the name that appears on all W2's for this employer
  • Fed Employer ID: Will be the ID on all W2's for this employer
  • Mailing Address: Will be the return address on all W2's for this employer
  • Mag Media: Will be in the Federal SSA W2 file

Verify Jurisdiction Setups

Navigate to the Jurisdiction Setup page under employers. Once the Jurisdiction Setup page is opened, you will see a list of jurisdictions to select from. If you do not see the one you are looking for, select the plus icon in the upper right-hand corner to add it. 

If the Jurisdiction you are looking for is there, or if you’ve completed adding it, you can double click the row to open the edit tax jurisdiction window.

  • Employer Identification Number: Will be the number that appears on W2's (box 15) and on the state and SUTA applicable wage reporting.

Verify SUTA Rate

Navigate to the SUTA Setup page under employers. Once the SUTA Setup page is opened, you will see a list of jurisdictions to select from. If you do not see the one you are looking for, select the plus icon in the upper right-hand corner to add it.

If the Jurisdiction you are looking for is there, or if you’ve completed adding it, you can double click the row to open the unemployment tax setup page.

If the rate needs to be modified select the pencil symbol to add a new rate:

Recalculate SUTA Rates

As seen in the above image if an update is made you will have the option to correct the taxes for the entire calendar year.

If it changes mid-year, please contact TempWorks Support for additional assistance. 

*Note* If you choose to correct the taxes - This difference in the originally accrued SUTA cost and the new and accurate SUTA cost will be reflected in the current Weekend Bill. 

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