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Legal business changes: Report an acquisition or merger

If you acquire all or part of a business, you must notify the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program through your online account within 30 calendar days.

To report an acquisition, merger/reorganization:

  1. Log in to your account at
  2. On My Home Page, click Legal Business Changes.
  3. Click Report an Acquisition or Merger. The Report an Acquisition or Merger page opens.
  4. Fill in requested information. In the Date of Acquisition field, you must enter the date of first wages paid.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Under Common Ownership select the appropriate option button.
  7. Click Next. Depending upon your circumstances, either the Determination of Succession or Determination of Non-Succession page displays.

NOTE: If an error was made reporting an acquisition, merger or reorganization, you must contact the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program to make the correction.

To request a correction:

  1. Log in to your account at
  2. On My Home Page, click FAQ/Contact.
  3. Click Account Maintenance.
  4. Click Submit a Question to UI Staff.
  5. Enter the requested information in the required fields.
  6. Click Submit.

A response will be delivered to your online employer account My Inbox. For information on retrieving responses from your Inbox, see View Inbox.

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