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


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the processes and requirements associated with reporting and making payments for unemployment insurance in the state of Mississippi.

Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments

Quarterly wage reports and taxes are due by the last day of the month following the close of each calendar quarter. The quarterly due dates are listed below:

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

Quarterly tax and wage reports can be filed and paid online at the Mississippi Department of Employment Security website.

Good to Know!

The 2019 taxable wage base is $14,000. The 2019 new employer rate is 1.0% (for the first year).

For more information see the Employer Reference Guide.