File Tax and Wage Reports and Make Payments

All employers who are liable for unemployment insurance (UI) must file tax and wage reports for each quarter they are in business. The reports, and any payment due, must be filed on or before April 30th, July 31st, October 31st, and January 31st (if the due date falls on a weekend or a legal holiday, reports are due by the next business day). Employers must report all wages paid to employees. However, taxes are due only on the first $9,500 per employee per year. Qualified employers may defer quarterly taxes of $5.00 or less until January 31st of the following year. Tax and wage reports may be filed using the preferred electronic filing methods available on the Employer Portal.

Domestic Employers must file an Annual Tax and Wage Report for Domestic Employment, Form Download this pdf file. DOL-4A . The annual report and any payment due must be filed on or before January 31st of the following year to be considered timely.

Employer Portal - New

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal provides self-service options with a single sign-on for UI services.  UI tax related and partial claims filing services will now be accessible only by registering and using the Portal which has the following services:

  • File Quarterly Tax and Wage Reports
  • Submit a tax payment
  • Maintain and change employer address
  • Reset password
  • View report and payment history
  • View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Employers

Online Employer Tax Registration
UI Tax Refund and Overpayment Info
Learn About Unemployment Taxes and Benefits
Alternative Base Period Reporting
Download this pdf file. Unemployment Insurance Tax Reporting and Liability Information for Employers
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Employers