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The primary goal of the Unemployment Insurance Tax Division is to provide and account for the funding needed to pay benefits to those individuals who become unemployed through no fault of their own. Information such as the Employer's Guide To Unemployment Compensation, a description of the various Tax units, and forms that are available for downloading can be found here.

NOTE: For a complete listing of questions and answers, check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.


Write or Call:
Department of Labor
Employer Status Unit
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Telephone: (860) 263-6550

For The Following Topics:

  • Registration of employer for Unemployment tax reporting.
  • Determination of liability of employers.
  • Status of employers (new employer, successor).
  • Change of address, status.
  • Discontinue/release of liability for registered employers.
  • Changes in payment option (Tax or Benefit Reimbursing).
  • Interpretation of Unemployment laws and regulations.
  • Joint and Unit accounts of commonly controlled entities.
  • Requests for partial transfers of Merit Rating experience.
  • Clearance statements for corporations regarding status with Secretary of State.
  • Identify potential employers subject to UI tax law
  • Notify employers of their liability and initial rates
  • Terminate inactive employer accounts
  • Process and record all coverage information
  • Handle liability appeals
  • Maintain accurate and current files on each employer

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Write or Call:
Department of Labor
Merit Rating Unit
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Telephone: (860) 263-6705

For The Following Topics:

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Write or Call:
Department of Labor
Employer Tax Accounting Unit
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Telephone: (860) 263-6470

For The Following Topics:

  • 940 re-certifications for the I.R.S.
  • Credit Statements and Refunds - Form UC116.
  • Employer Contribution return during the next 4 calendar quarters.
  • Correction returns - Forms Conn. UC-2 (Corr.), Conn. UC5A (Corr.).
  • Internet Tax & Wage Reporting
  • Employers liability for filing employee quarterly wages on magnetic media
  • Magnetic media wage reporting instruction booklet. http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/uitax/magnetic.htm
  • Employer registration for filing employee quarterly wages on magnetic media.
  • Forms to accompany magnetic media wage submissions.
  • Magnetic Wage Reporting Requirements & Procedures
  • Completion of the Employees Quarterly Earnings Report (Form UC-5A)
     

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Write or Call:
Department of Labor
Delinquent Accounts Unit
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Telephone: (860) 263-6185

For The Following Topics:

  • Penalty/Fee Waivers
  • Foreign Contractor Bonding
  • Offer of Compromise
  • Bankruptcies.
  • Liens:
    • Personal Property Liens
    • Real Estate Liens
    • Garnishment Liens
    • Release of Liens
  • Missing Quarterly tax returns.
  • Collection issues:
    • Balance due
    • Plans of payment
  • Tax Warrants.
  • Estimated Assessments
  • Statement of Account (UC-11)

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Write:
Department of Labor
Field Audit Unit
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Call: Bridgeport 203-455-2725 | Danbury 203-791-9280 | Enfield 860-899-3571/ 3572 | Hamden 203-859-3325
Hartford 860-256-3725 | Middletown 860-754-5130 | New Britain 860-827-6260 | New London 860-439-7550
Norwich 860-859-5701/5702 | Torrington 860-496-3340 | Waterbury 203-437-3400| Wethersfield 860-263-6360
Willimantic 860-786-6260

For The Following Topics:

  • Definition of wages.
  • Definition of an employee.
  • General questions of U.C. tax law.
  • Selecting employers for audit
  • Auditing employer records.
  • Issuing assessments for unpaid taxes.
  • Processing and recording all information
  • Handling appeals
  • Handling blocked Unemployment Insurance claims
     
  • An Employer's Guide to Unemployment Insurance Tax Audits (PDF, 16KB)

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Write or Call:
Department of Labor
Fund Accounting
200 Folly Brook Blvd.
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Telephone: (860) 263-6005

For The Following Topics:

  • Maintaining general ledgers, controlling accounts for funds received and disbursed.
  • Preparing reconciliations that determine the accuracy of cash and receivable accounts.
  • Preparing and submitting federal and internal reports on financial transactions and balances.

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