USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of Georgia: Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the processes and requirements associated with Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments to the proper authorities in the state of Georgia.

Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payment 

All employers who are liable for unemployment insurance (UI) must file an Employer's Quarterly Tax and Wage Report Form DOL-4N for each quarter they are in business. The reports and any payment are due at the end of the month following the end of each calendar quarter as shown below:

QuarterMonths in QuarterDue Date
1st QuarterJanuary - MarchApril 30th
2nd QuarterApril - JuneJuly 31st
3rd QuarterJuly - SeptemberOctober 31st
4th QuarterOctober - DecemberJanuary 31st

Tax and wage reports may be filed using the following methods:

Online: Through the Employer Portal.

USB/CD-Rom: By following the magnetic media instructions on page 4. 

Mail: By completing and mailing Form DOL-4N.

For further details, see the Employer Handbook

Good to Know!

The Georgia 2020 taxable wage base is $9,500 and the new employer rate is 2.7%.