Spoil yourself this holiday season with the rewards received from your personal or business credit or debit card by paying your unemployment insurance online through EZ Tax Express provided by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) has made paying unemployment insurance easier than ever, and is now accepting personal and business credit and debit cards for unemployment insurance payments through EZ Tax Express.
Businesses of all sizes can now take advantage of the convenience of paying their unemployment insurance taxes online through EZ Tax Express, while earning those coveted credit card rewards or benefiting from credit card cash back programs.
EX Tax Express is a portal for employers to submit Quarterly Contribution Reports and pay unemployment insurance taxes. Employers must report wages and pay unemployment insurance taxes when they, during the current or preceding calendar year:
1. Have employment in twenty weeks or a quarterly payroll of $1,500 or more (Domestic and Agricultural employment have different requirements).
2. Have agricultural employment of ten or more workers in twenty weeks or a quarterly payroll of $20,000 or more.
3. Have domestic employment with a quarterly payroll of $1,000 or more.
4. Are a successor to an employer who was subject to OK Unemployment Tax.
5. Are subject to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, FUTA, and have workers providing a service for them in Oklahoma.
6. Voluntarily elect to provide unemployment insurance for their workers.
7. Are a nonprofit organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. They are required to pay Oklahoma unemployment taxes if they have four or more workers in twenty weeks during the calendar year.
About the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is a United States Department of Labor (USDOL) funded agency dedicated to providing quality service and assistance to Oklahoma businesses and job seekers. The mission of OESC is to enhance Oklahomas economy by matching jobs and workers to increase the efficiency of local labor markets, providing Unemployment Compensation to support unemployed workers and their communities, preparing a skilled workforce to enhance and align their skills to meet local labor market needs, and gathering, analyzing, and disseminating information about the labor force to improve local economic decisions. Additional information is available at www.oesc.ok.gov.
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