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Ron Adler Speaks on UI Tax Rates

Ron Adler has been a good friend to the BWCC for many years, and has been heavily involved in lending his expertise on behalf of businesses to the unemployment insurance process.  Chamber President Walt Townshend asked Ron to provide an overview of the recent announcement concerning lowering the UI tax rate.  Here’s Ron’s commentary:

2016 Maryland UI Tax Rates

The state of Maryland has just announced that lower UI tax rates (Table A) will be in effect for calendar year 2016. The minimum UI tax rate for organizations without any benefits charged against their accounts over the last three years will be 0.3%. The tax rate for employers with benefit charges against their accounts will range from 0.6% to 7.5%.

Employers should review their tax rate notices to ensure the state has calculated their rates correctly.

Additionally, employers should review their UI programs to ensure that they are effectively managing their

UI claims and tax rate experience.

The next meeting of the Maryland State UI Committee is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11 AM in Annapolis.



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