This article is for Payroll Tax Operations ONLY. Please utilize KB 4265 to send in a copy of the tax rate notice.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) rates change periodically for a variety of reasons. Your state agency notifies you for every SUI rate change.

This article provides examples of unemployment rate notices from each state. Each example also provides instructions on how to locate the rate on the tax notices and enter it in QuickBooks.

For instructions on how to change your State Unemployment Insurance rate in QuickBooks, select the article that applies to your Payroll Service:

Change SUI rates for Basic, Standard or Enhanced Payroll.

Change SUI rates for Assisted Payroll.


You received a notice from the state that your SUI rate has changed.


Following are links to instructions on how to locate your new SUI rate on the rate change notice you received.