On February 1, 2018, Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency issued a statement to clarify their recently issued Notice of Continuation of $9,500 Taxable wage base.  Here is their statement in full.



On January 26, 2018, a “Notice of Continuation of $9,500 Taxable Wage Base” was mailed to certain employers identified as being delinquent in the payment of unemployment insurance taxes, interest or penalties or that are missing tax reports. This Notice was sent prematurely. Employers have until February 9, 2018 to file all missing tax reports and pay all outstanding tax liability to qualify for the reduced taxable wage base of $9,000.



To determine whether you have outstanding liability or are missing reports, log into your MiWAM account at If you have an outstanding balance or are missing reports, notice is shown on the first page of your account. You can pay your balance and file missing reports through MiWAM. Please note that an estimated report is considered a missing report and that UI has estimated your liability for that quarter. A new taxable wage base notice will be mailed to affected employers on February 14, 2018.




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This information is provided as a courtesy, may change and is not intended as legal or tax guidance. Employers with questions or concerns outside the scope of a Payroll Service Provider are encouraged to seek the advice of a qualified CPA, Tax Attorney or Advisor.