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


This documentation outlines the processes and requirements associated with submitting unemployment insurance reports and submitting unemployment insurance payments in the state of Utah.

Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments

The Utah Department of Workforce Services encourages employers to file their wage data and pay online. You will find online quarterly reporting information on the department's Unemployment Insurance and New Hire Reporting page. Once there, click on  File Tax Report.

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Online filing can be accomplished by manually inputting data or by uploading a file. You can review all options by creating an account with Utahid, logging in, and reviewing this page.

For paper form options and further details, see the Employer Handbook.

Quarterly reports and payments are due at the end of the following month following the end of the quarter:
QuarterMonths in QuarterDue Dates
1st Quarter
January - March
Due April 30th
2nd Quarter
April - June
Due July 31st
3rd Quarter
July - September
Due October 31st
4th Quarter
October - December
Due January 31st

If the due date is on a weekend or holiday, the next business day becomes the date the quarterly reports and payment must be submitted.

For further details, see the Employer Handbook.  

Good to Know!

Utah's 2022 taxable wage base is $41,600. Contribution rates range from 0.1-7.1%. New employers are assigned a rate based on their respective industries.