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Wisconsin Issues New Form for Unemployment Tax Relief

July 9, 2020, 8:42 PM

Wisconsin employers are to submit a new form to request waivers from unemployment benefit charges related to the coronavirus outbreak.

Form UCB-18823-E, Relief of Charging Due to Public Health Emergency, was issued July 3 by the Department of Workforce Development. The form may be used by employers affected by the emergency declared under state Executive Order 72 and whose former employees filed initial unemployment benefit claims for weeks starting after May 16, 2020.

The form generally must be submitted within 30 days after an initial claim is filed. However, forms submitted for claims filed from May 17, 2020, to...

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