State Unemployment Tax Savings Opportunities in New York

Overpaid SUI

New York offers employers the opportunity to reduce 2017 state unemployment insurance (“SUI”) tax costs.  This may be accomplished through:

  • Forming a Joint Account.  A NY joint account combines two or more of your SUI tax accounts to achieve a lower overall tax cost for 2017.
  • Making a Voluntary Tax Contribution.  A NY voluntary contribution allows you to “buy down” your 2017 SUI tax rate by pre-paying a portion of your tax liability.
  • Making a Special Tax Payment.  If your 2017 NY SUI tax rate has a code “E” in the upper right corner, you may be eligible to reduce your tax liability for 2017 and future years.

With copies of your 2017 NY unemployment tax rate notices, Equifax can assist in identifying these time sensitive opportunities.  For more information, please contact Pete Krieshok at (314) 214-7325 or via e-mail at  Please let us know if you have interest and would like to discuss in greater detail prior to the March 31st deadline.

About Sam Roberts

As an Employment Tax Senior for Equifax Workforce Solutions, Sam assists employers with complex employment tax matters including mergers and acquisitions, unemployment tax, tax authority representation, strategic planning, best practices, and compliance. Sam started his career in 2009 with Equifax Workforce Solutions as an Employment Tax Associate. He graduated in 2009 with a BS-Accounting from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL and currently holds both a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) license.