My Missouri unemployment tax rate is 0.000% effective 3-15-2019, I tried to input this information and it would not let me.

My predecessor paid up on unemployment insurance before I bought the business. 


Hi theyellowbrickro,

Let's make sure to update the new rate of your unemployment tax.

There are few things to consider before changing the Missouri Unemployment Tax Rate.

  • You must be the company's primary principal or payroll administrator.
  • You are logged in to QuickBooks in single user mode.
  • You have created a local back up of your QuickBooks company file.
  • You do not have a payroll in QuickBooks that is waiting to send.
Once done, you can change your SUI rate in QuickBooks.

Here's how:
  1. Click Lists on the upper menu.
  2. Select Payroll Item List.
  3. Double-click the State Unemployment Tax item,
  4. Click Next > Next for the company tax rates for [year], and enter the correct rates for each quarter.
  5. Click Next > Next > Finish. Your SUI rates are updated.

Here's an article more information: Change State Unemployement Insurance  SUI Rate.

Keep in touch if there's anything else you need. I'd be here to help you.

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