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The state unemployment tax rate changes every year.  You can find your unemployment rate on the Department of Workforce Development’s website. This is the same site that you file and pay your Wisconsin unemployment. Contact us today if you need assistance with this.

Directions to change the SUTA (State Unemployment Tax) Rate within QuickBooks

  1. Click List on top menu bar
  2. Click on Payroll Item List
  3. Click on WI – Unemployment so it is highlighted in black
  4. On the bottom of the Payroll Item List screen, click on Payroll Item
  5. Click on Edit Payroll Item
  6. Click Next
  7. Click Next again
  8. In the fields for 2018, enter your new rate in each quarter
  9. Click Next (A pop up box may come up warning you of this change – just choose Continue)
  10. Click Next again
  11. Then click Finish