2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Arizona

2018 AZ

What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs and claim overpayments amountsĀ  mean to your organization?

These factors could mean less money for your cause.
$23 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

Arizona’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 9.269%, equaling over $23 million.

Unemployment Tax Increases

66% Tax Rate Increase

The average state unemployment tax rate has increased by 66% since 2009.

$58 SUTA Cost Increase Per Employee

Factors used in calculating employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average unemployment tax cost per employee by $58 since 2009.

$2.00 for every $1.00 SUTA vs Benefits Paid

Arizona employers paid $2.00 in SUTA to the Department of Economic Security for every $1.00 paid in unemployment benefits in 2017.

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