Employers Tax Filing Information on State Unemployment Tax Reduction & Federal Credit Reduction is Now Available.

CTDOL Tax Unit Employer Notification on 2022 FUTA Credit Reduction & 2023 State Unemployment Tax Reduction

States with outstanding federal unemployment loans are subject to increased federal taxes for employers. CT Public Act 22-118 contains a provision reducing the state unemployment tax rates by 0.2% for 2023. This rate reduction lessens the impact of the 0.3% federal tax increase for employers that are paying the state unemployment tax in 2023. To allow employers to budget for the federal tax increases and minimize retroactive adjustments, CTDOL is providing this information to employers in advance of the IRS notice.

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CT Department of Labor Warns of Text Scams

CTDOL is warning residents of text scams that include links to fake webpages resembling CTDOL unemployment pages, including the unemployment benefits login page.

Additionally, the agency is reminding residents that receiving a 1099 tax form or a monetary determination letter may indicate that criminals are using your identity to try to claim unemployment benefits. 

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Connecticut Labor Market Statistics for October

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4.3%


State Unemployment Rate

1,100


Number of Jobs Added

1,668,200


Nonfarm Employment