Reference: Minnesota Law, §268.051 Subd.1, §268.051 Subd.1a and §268.057 Subd.2
This section does not apply to nonprofit, governmental employers and Indian tribal organizations that have chosen the reimbursement payment option. Reference the Special Provisions Relating to Governmental, Indian Tribal and Nonprofit Organizations section of this handbook for more information.
The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program computes unemployment insurance taxes due by each employer based on taxable wages paid to employees in covered employment, reported on quarterly wage detail reports. Payment of taxes and any additional assessments or fees can be made electronically or by paper check and must be received by the UI Program on or before the last day of the month following the end of the calendar quarter.
Electronic payments are required by:
Electronic payments may be made by ACH credit or ACH debit. All electronic payments are completed using the Minnesota Employer Self-Service System.
Employers with fewer than 50 employees have the option to pay electronically or submit a voucher accompanied with a check made payable to the Minnesota U.I. Fund. Reference the Payment by Check section of the Employer Self-Service System User Guide for step-by-step instructions.
Any payment received from a taxpaying employer must be applied in the following order:
This handbook is based on current UI legislation; statements are intended for general information and do not have the effect of law. The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law - MN Statutes 268.001 to 268.23 and Administrative Rules 3310 and 3315 - can be accessed through our website at www.uimn.org by clicking Employers & Agents, Help and Support, then the UI Law link.