Tax Rates / Contribution Rate Notice

Notifying Employers of Their UC Tax Rates

A Contribution Rate Notice (Form UC-657) is mailed to employers at the end of each calendar year and shows the rate effective for the coming calendar year. This percentage is to be applied to taxable wages paid that determines the amount of employer contributions due.
This rate notice serves to notify employers of their contribution rate and explains each of the factors comprising the total rate. Choose one of the following links to view:

Appealing a UC Tax Rate

An employer who wishes to appeal a contribution rate may do so by filing a written appeal within 90 days of the mailing date of the rate notice. Specific instructions for filing a contribution rate appeal are included on the rate notice. The letter of appeal should be sent to the Department of Labor & Industry, Office of UC Tax Services, Employer Account Services, 651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA 17121.
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