Form 1099-G Tax Information

Unemployment compensation is taxable income and must be reported each year even if you have repaid some or all of the benefits received.

Ticket to Work

The Georgia Department Labor is an authorized Ticket to Work Employment Network Provider.

2020 UI Tax Rate Notices Available

The 2020 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.

Online UI Appeals Now Available

Employers and claimants can now file appeals on unemployment insurance claims online.

House Bill 373 UI Law Changes

House Bill (HB) 373 was signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp on May 11, 2019, changing certain provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Title 34, Chapter 8. The following law changes are effective July 1, 2019.

Benefit Year

Requirements for Reporting Valid Social Security Numbers

NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS

Join SIDES E-Response

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) E-Response is a free, secure, online application that enables employers to receive and respond to requests for separation information on Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims electronically.

Covington Career Center Maintenance April 5

The Covington Career Center will temporarily close Friday, April 5th at 2:30PM for facility maintenance. The office will reopen Monday, April 8th at 8:00AM.

2019 Regional Business Summits

Employer Committees locally and the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will co-host 12 Regional Business Summits and Networking Events across the state, "Employers In the Know 2019".

Back Pay for Furlough Federal Employees

President Trump signed legislation ending the partial shutdown of the federal government and awarded back pay of wages for the furlough period. Federal employees were allowed to return to work effective Saturday, January 26, 2019.