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The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) accepts Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments as well as credit card or debit card payments for Unemployment Insurance (UI) taxes. Please read the information below regarding the various Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) payment options.
Please contact UI General Accounting staff at (608) 266-5793 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions.
UI does not accept wire transfer payments at this time.
Please call UI at (608) 266-5793 if you have further questions.
Please contact a collections specialist at (608) 266-9700 or email email@example.com if you are interested in setting up a payment plan for the delinquent tax on your UI account.
2007 Wisconsin Act 59 requires employers with a tax liability of at least $10,000 in the previous fiscal year to make all UI tax payments using electronic funds transfer (EFT) beginning the following January. This law change takes effect with tax payments made on or after January 1, 2009. Once employers initially become subject to this requirement, they must continue paying by EFT.
For employers with a tax liability of at least $10,000 in the previous fiscal year:
The new law provides penalties for non-compliance with the EFT payment requirements. Employers who do not pay electronically when required to do so will be assessed a penalty equal to $50 or 1/2 of 1% of the amount due, whichever is greater.