USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of Arkansas: Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments
The purpose of this documentation is to outline the processes and requirements associated with reporting and paying unemployment insurance in the state of Arkansas.
Unemployment Insurance Reporting & Payments
Employers are required by Law to file wage reports on a quarterly basis whether or not wages have been paid in the quarter. Quarterly reports may be filed in the three following formats:
Online through the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services.
Paper reports may be submitted utilizing the following forms (Form ARK-DWS-209B)
Reports via magnetic media (i.e. CD/DVD).
If an employer has 250 or more employees, it is a requirement to file via electronic transmission.
Quarterly wage reports are due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter. The unemployment tax payment is to be remitted with the quarterly report:
|Quarter||Months In Quarter||Due Date|
|1st Quarter||January - March||April 30th |
|2nd Quarter||April - June||July 31st|
|3rd Quarter||July - September||October 31st|
|4th Quarter||October - December||January 31st |
For further details, see the Employer Handbook.