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Credit cards or debit cards can be used to pay Unemployment Insurance (UI) taxes. Discover, Mastercard, and Visa cards are accepted. An additional non-refundable 2% service fee is assessed on all payments made by credit card or debit card. The service fee percentage is subject to change as determined to be necessary by UI.
If you already have access to your UI Employer account:
If you do not have access to your UI Employer account:
The UI Payment Portal at ui.wi.gov/pay may be used by anyone to securely make a payment on a UI Employer Account using a credit card or debit card (or bank account). Payers will be required to use (or create) a DWD/Wisconsin Logon to access our payment portal which connects to U.S. Bank.
If you file your Unemployment Insurance reports online through our website, you already have access to your UI account and can submit card payments through that website. From the Employer Home page, select Payment Options or Billing Detail. Alternatively, after you complete the filing of your UI tax report online the Confirmation page will have a link to Payment Options.
If you do not have online access to your UI account you can go to ui.wi.gov/pay to securely make a one-time payment on a UI Employer Account using a credit card or debit card (bank account). If you want full access to your UI Account online, you will need an access code mailed to you. Access codes can be obtained by going to our website at https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uitax and selecting the link Request Online Access to Your Account. Users will be required to create a username and password. Once the username and password are created, the user will enter either their 10-digit UI Account Number or their Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN). For security purposes, the access code is mailed to the employer's main business mailing address.
DWD does not collect, store, or share any credit card or debit card (or bank account) data.
To make a payment, you will need to have your card number, expiration date, and 3-digit CVC security code available.