E-file your state unemployment filings from QuickBooks
Depending on your state, you may have different options to file your state unemployment forms:
- e-file directly from QuickBooks
- create a state unemployment file in QuickBooks and manually upload to the state (or send via electronic media when applicable)
- create and print paper copies of your unemployment forms from QuickBooks and send to the state.
If you are not sure what the requirements are for your state and the availability in QuickBooks check out our Quick List of E-File & Pay Availability in QuickBooks.
To create a file to submit to your state for quarterly filing:
In QuickBooks, go to Employees menu > Payroll Tax Forms and W-2s > Create State SUI E-file.
In the Welcome window, click Continue.
In the QuickBooks Payroll State SUI File window, click Continue.
Click the Select State drop-down arrow and select the state.
Click Get QuickBooks Data.
In the QuickBooks Payroll State SUI E-file - Updated window, click OK.
Correct any errors or add missing information into the file.
Click the Add-Ins tab to locate the QuickBooks Payroll State SUI E-file drop-down arrow.
Click Start Interview.
Click to select the I understand that I must review my data and answer the following questions checkbox.
Note the file name and location. THIS IS THE FILE YOU SEND TO THE STATE.
Answer the questions in the interview and verify any autopopulated information.
Click Next until you reach the End of Interview window.
Click Create State File.
In the State File Created window, click OK.
When the Save Workbook window opens, click Yes to save the Excel workbook for your records.
To submit the file to your state:
The list below provides the state filings that are supported using the file creation method and links to the state websites. State requirements for creating and submitting a file vary from state to state.
|Alabama Quarterly Compensation Report||Go to the Alabama Department of Labor eGov website to file your report.|
|Colorado UI Wage List||See the instructions for uploading your file to Colorado.|
|Illinois Employer Monthly reporting||See reporting Requirements for instructions to file your report.|
|Louisiana Employment and Wage Report|
Go to Louisiana Internet Wage & Tax Reporting Website to file your taxes.
#Effective December 2014 Multi-State Employers Indicator Field filed is "N" for any file created in the RE record
N=No for employees report wages to other states
|Massachusetts Employment and Wage Detail Report|
Go to the Massachusetts QUEST system to upload your file.
Choose EFW2 File type to submit
|Michigan UI Quarterly Wage Reporting|
Go to the Michigan MiWAM to file your report.
2015 WAGE BASE CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN AUGUST.
THE NEW WAGE BASE'S MAY IMPACT YOUR FILING AND TAX AMOUNT DUE. WHEN YOU FILE DIRECTLY TO THE AGENCY SITE AND YOUR COMPANY IS ASSIGNED THE $9500.00 WAGE BASE - MORE TAXES MAY BE DUE.
|Minnesota UI Wage Detail||Go to the Minnesota Unemployment Employer self-service website.|
|New Hampshire UI Quarterly Tax and Wage Reporting||Go to the New Hampshire NHES Web Tax System website to file your report.|
|North Carolina UI Quarterly Tax and Wage Reporting|
Go to North Carolina's ESC website to file your report.
|Oklahoma Employer's Quarterly Wage Report||Go to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Employer Portal to file your report.|
|Pennsylvania Employer's Quarterly Tax and Wage Report||Go to the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Management (UCMS) site to file your report. |
For general information on the UC Management System, click here .
|South Carolina Employer's Quarterly Wage Report|
Go to South Carolina's Business One Stop to begin filing.
|Vermont Employer's Quarterly Wage Report||Go to Vermont Internet Tax Wage system to file your report.|