I have a MA company with only one employee who located in CT. I have CT as a location but I can't assign it to the employee. How can I get MA Unempl to not calculate.

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Hello there, tcocpa,

You need to set up the MA as the work location and CT as the resident address of your employee. Then, exempt the employee from paying the MA SUI taxes.

Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Select Workers from the left menu, then choose Employees.
  2. Click Add employee.
  3. Enter the information about your employee
    a. Enter the employee's name.
    b. Click Enter W-4 form to enter the employee's withholding information.
    c. Enter your employee's resident address.
    d. Enter the Social Security number.
    e. Select the marital status.
    f. Enter the number of allowances and the additional withholding amount each paycheck, if there's any.
  4. Select Filing status under the Massachusetts state taxes section.
  5. Select Filing status under the Connecticut state taxes section.
  6. Put a check mark beside the MA SUI, Workforce Training Fund, and Employment Medical Assistance Contribution Employees exempt from state UI must pay FUTA at the full rate. Our service will accrue FUTA liability for this employee at 6.0% of the first $7000 in subject wages box. 
  7. Click Done.
  8. Select how you pay this employee, add deduction, and pay type.
  9. Click Done.

Please see the attached screenshots to guide you with the steps above.

For additional information, you can read through these articles: 

You can now assign the CT address to your employee. 

If you need further assistance changing your work location, I recommend contacting out payroll support team. They have the tool to update it for you.

Let me know if you need clarifications by leaving a comment below and I'll get back to you.

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