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SIDES is now live. If you recently signed up to use SIDES to respond to requests for information about separated employees, keep an eye on your e-mail for messages from the Department of Labor.

Important Notice: Beginning October 1, 2013, your account will be charged when there is an overpayment to a claimant because you or your representative responded late to our request for information. This also applies if you give us insufficient information. For more information on this federal requirement, please read the fact sheet Unemployment Insurance Reform for Employers

Scam Alert! Important information about scams targeting businesses, those applying for or receiving unemployment insurance, or those looking for a job.

New Information

Rule October 2013 - Requests for Information and Employer Relief from Charges

Save time and money with SIDES. The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) is now available. SIDES allows employers to respond to requests for information about separated employees quickly, easily and electronically. For more information and instructions on how to sign up, go to the SIDES web page.

General Information

Unemployment Insurance Online Services
UI Employer Information page features include:

  • View your current and last three years' UI contribution rates
  • See your profile information
  • Check your active addresses
  • View overpaid or underpaid balance on your account
  • See if reports are missing
  • View benefit charges made against your account and reproduce monthly notices
  • File a Shared Work application

Department of Taxation and Finance online service features include:
  • File a Quarterly Combined Withholding, Wage Reporting, and Unemployment Insurance Return (NYS45)
  • Upload a Wage Reporting file
  • File a Return of Tax Withheld Coupon (NYS1)
  • Report a change of address

Quarterly Reporting

  • Review requirements for filing your return
  • File your quarterly return (NYS-45)
  • Amend a filed quarterly return (NYS-45x)

UI Rate and Other Related Information

Review:

  • Unemployment Insurance contribution rate calculations
  • UI rate tables
  • UI related information

Employer Forms and Publications

  • Print or read Unemployment Insurance forms and publications

Registering for Unemployment Insurance

  • Review registration requirements
  • Complete your registration form
  • Update your registration information
The Shared Work Program - The Layoff Alternative
  • Review program requirements
  • Review plan options
  • Apply for a Shared Work Plan

Frequently Requested Information

Review the following topics:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Audits and Collections
  • Fraud
  • Unemployment Insurance Coverage
  • Penalties
  • The Hearing Process

Unemployment Insurance Law

  • Review the Unemployment Insurance Law and other legal resources

Unemployment Insurance Contribution Calendar

  • Important dates for employers

Employer Glossary of Terms

  • Common Unemployment Insurance terms defined

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