ETS Tax Intelligence: Actionable Insights Using TaxManager

Situation Those charged with managing state unemployment insurance (“SUI”) tax accounts for an organization can be overwhelmed by the volume of data issued each tax rate season. This data must be reviewed, and analyzed for accuracy and the surfacing of savings opportunities. Solution The Equifax unemployment platform, TaxManager, delivers actionable insight to optimize unemployment tax [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Beginning of Year Workforce Restructurings

Situation To avoid complications that can occur with mid-year transfers of employees under the same organizational umbrella, many organizations wait for the beginning of a calendar year to implement organizational changes necessary to achieve strategic initiatives. Organizational changes can take many forms and be referenced in many different ways, including: internal reorganizations, consolidations, spin-offs, mergers, [Read More…]

ETS Tax intelligence: 2018 Joint Account Strategies

Situation The 2018 state unemployment insurance (“SUI”) tax rate season is underway. In addition to utilizing tax rate forecasting to prevent unexpected outcomes (see August 2017 ETS Tax Intelligence), several states allow statutory elections, such as joint accounts, that can be implemented to reduce an employer’s overall SUI tax burden. Solution The formation of a [Read More…]