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Unemployment compensation is taxable income and must be reported each year even if you have repaid some or all of the benefits received.
The Georgia Department Labor is an authorized Ticket to Work Employment Network Provider.
The 2020 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.
Employers and claimants can now file appeals on unemployment insurance claims online.
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.
NOTICE TO EMPLOYERS
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.
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.
This is official notice of the partial federal government shutdown as of December 22, 2018.
The 2019 Annual UI Tax Rate Notices are now available on the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Employer Portal.