Unemployment Insurance Contacts

Benefit Claims

Apply for New Claim or Reopen an Existing Claim

File Weekly Claim for Benefit Payment

Get Information About Benefit Account

For help using online services or if you are truly unable to go online call 414-435-7069 during business hours.

Employer Assistance Line

Report Unemployment Fraud
Go Online Today: https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/ui/fraud/report.htm
Or contact a fraud specialist on the UI Fraud Hotline: 1-800-909-9472 during business hours.

1099-G Claimant Income Tax Statements
Online https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/1099.htm
Phone 608-266-2999
Email ui1099@dwd.wisconsin.gov

See https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/services.htm for hours of operation and other contact information.

Language interpretation services are available upon request when calling these phone numbers.

Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired callers may dial 7-1-1 for Wisconsin Relay Service.

Tax and Accounting

  Phone Email Fax
Business Change in Ownership 608-261-6700 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Tax Collections, Judgments, Liens 608-266-9700 uitaxcoll@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-266-6692
Employer Accounts 608-261-6700 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Employer Audit 608-266-3180 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Employer Registration 608-261-6700 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Independent Contractor 608-261-6700 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Tax Rates 608-261-6700 taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-267-1400
Benefit Overpayment Collection/Judgments 608-266-9701 uibencoll@dwd.wisconsin.gov 608-266-6692

See https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/ui201/phone201.htm for hours of operation and other Tax and Accounting contact information.

Legal Affairs - Appeals / Hearings

Phone Fax
UI Advisory Council 608-267-1405 608-266-8221
Madison Hearing Office 608-266-8010 608-266-8180
Milwaukee Hearing Office 414-227-4731 608-327-6450
Fox Valley Hearing Office 920-832-2769 920-832-5434
Eau Claire Hearing Office 715-836-6567 715-836-1360

See https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uibola/contact.htm for additional Legal Affairs contact information.

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