News

Unemployment Benefits – Apply Now

Posted on Apr 4, 2020 in Main, News

What are unemployment benefits? Unemployment benefits provide you with temporary income when you lose your job through no fault of your own. The money partly replaces your lost earnings and helps you pay expenses while looking for new work. The benefits, from taxes your former employer(s) paid, are not based on financial need. While you receive ...
Read More Unemployment Benefits – Apply Now

CLICK HERE to Estimate your weekly benefit amount now and after the change of quarter on April 5, 2020. Your weekly benefit amount is calculated by dividing the wages in the highest quarter of your base period by 21. However, your weekly benefit amount (WBA) cannot be more than the maximum weekly benefit amount, which ...
Read More How much do I qualify for and how long can I collect?

COVID-19 Labor Benefits Fact Sheet

Posted on Mar 19, 2020 in Main, News

COVID-19 Labor Benefits Fact Sheet

“NEW” EMPLOYER WEBSITE

Posted on Feb 5, 2019 in Main, News

ALL QUARTERLY TAX REPORTS AND PAYMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON THE NEW EMPLOYER WEBSITE AS OF January 1, 2020 To create your online profile or to login at: http://uiclaims.hawaii.gov To view or download a step-by-step guide at: https://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/files/2019/02/REVISED-ISP-.pdf Hawaii employers are required to file quarterly unemployment insurance tax reports on the new and interactive Employer ...
Read More “NEW” EMPLOYER WEBSITE

1099G TAX INFORMATION FOR 2019

Posted on Jan 2, 2019 in News

Form 1099g for calendar year 2019, is scheduled for mailing on or about January 24, 2020 to all who received unemployment insurance benefits in 2019. The form includes the amount of benefits paid and other information to meet Federal, State, and personal income tax needs for the tax year. The 1099g information will be available ...
Read More 1099G TAX INFORMATION FOR 2019

New for Employer Registration

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 in News

In most cases, if you have employees working in Hawaii, you must pay unemployment taxes on their wages in this state.  Tax reports are due quarterly.  Liable employers must submit a tax report every quarter, even if there are no paid employees that quarter and/or  taxes are unable to be paid.   Note: Future hire dates ...
Read More New for Employer Registration

Attention: It is a violation of Hawaii Revised Statutes 487N to transmit Personal Identifiable Information (PII) that is not encrypted and password protected. All emails that contain sensitive information should be sent as a password protected, encrypted attachment, using applications such as Winzip or 7Zip (freeware), and provide the password separately (e.g., by phone, another ...
Read More Transmission of Personal Identifiable Information (PII)

 

Electronic Low Earnings Reporting and Monitoring (ELERM) Effective February 26, 2014, employers will be able to submit “Weekly Report of Low Earnings” online. To register and use the system, go to: uiclaims.hawaii.gov to create your online business account. The web based system is easy to use, secure, and available Monday – Friday from 6:30 am – ...
Read More New for Employers – File “Weekly Report of Low Earnings” Online