2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Maine

Maine 2018

What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

These factors could mean less money for your cause.

$217 Average State Unemployment Tax (SUTA) Cost per Employee

Employers in Maine paid an average of $217 per employee in state unemployment insurance taxes in 2017.

Unemployment Claim Statssavings snip

$10, 868 in Total Maximum Benefits: A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $10,868 on a single claim in Maine.

$10.6 Million in Unemployment Claim Over payments: Maine’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim over payment rate was 10.873%, equaling over $10.6 million.

SUTA VS Benefits Paid: $1.29 for every $1.00

Maine employers paid $1.29 in SUTA to the Department of Labor for every $1.00 paid in unemployment benefits in fiscal year 2017.

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