Electronic Payment Options for Employers

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payments

Automated Clearing House (ACH) Debit

EFT ACH debit allows you to pay your Unemployment Insurance (UI) taxes online on the Internet by instructing the State to electronically debit your bank account for a specific payment amount on a day of your choosing. There is no cost to the taxpayer for this type of payment transaction.

In order to make EFT debit payments you must have access online to your Unemployment Insurance (UI) account. If you already are filing your Unemployment Insurance tax report online you already have access to your UI account and can make EFT debit payments immediately.

If you do not have online access to your UI account and want to make EFT debit payments please contact Unemployment Insurance at (608) 261-6700, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 4:15 PM, or email us at taxnet@dwd.wisconsin.gov. Request that we mail you the SUITES Portal Access Letter. The letter will come with instructions and an access code telling you how to set up access online to your UI account.

Setting up an EFT account

Please make sure to have your bank routing and account number handy to complete the EFT account set up process. Once you complete the EFT account set up process, you can immediately begin to make payments electronically.

You can access the EFT payment site after you login in to your UI account directly from your Employer Home page or from the Tax and Wage Filing Confirmation page after you complete the filing of your UI tax report online using the File Tax and Wage Reports System.

Paying your taxes by EFT after filing the Contribution Tax Report online

If you just wish to set-up an EFT account or make a payment for a previous amount due

Updating your EFT account after you complete the filing of your UI tax report

Updating your EFT registration prior to filing your tax report

Advantages of EFT payments

Blocking EFT payments from coming out of your bank account.

If you want to make UI EFT debit payments and you have your financial institution place an EFT debit filter block on your bank account to prevent unauthorized EFT debit payments from being deducted from your bank account you need to make sure that your financial institution will allow the UI payment you make to be deducted from your bank account. Your financial institution may ask you for UI’s Company Identification number and Company Name. The Company Identification number is 1369006449 and the Company Name is Wisconsin UI Tax. Please provide this information to your financial institution if you have debit filter block on your bank account and wish to make UI payments electronically.

If you have further questions click Frequently asked questions about EFT ACH Debit Payments.

If you still have questions please email us at taxnet@wisconsin.gov or call UI directly at (608) 266-5793.

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