Division of Unemployment Insurance


Unemployment Insurance Contributions


Contributions Division
1100 N. Eutaw Street
Room 414
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

The Contributions Division is dedicated to ensuring that eligible citizens of Maryland have access to unemployment insurance benefits when and if it is necessary. Our responsibilities include collecting quarterly unemployment insurance contributions from liable employers and paying unemployment benefits to entitled individuals. Contributions Division contacts are listed below.

Easy Employer Assistance Tips:

  1. You may find a person or unit to contact from the directory below.
  2. You may call the voice response system toll-free on 1-800-492-5524, and from the main menu:
    • Press (1) to file a quarterly Contribution/Employment Report.
    • Press (2) if you are responding to an Agency notice or you need information on your unemployment insurance account.
    • Press (3) if you want a form mailed or faxed to you. Currently, the following forms are available from the telephone system: (1) a Combined Registration Application, which is used to establish a new account ; or (2) a form to correct a Contribution/Employment Report for a prior quarter.
    • Press (4) if are calling an individual and you know the person’s last name.
    • Press (5) to obtain balance due
    • Press (6) to obtain a tax rate
  1. You may register for an unemployment insurance account at the Maryland Comptroller's Office website.
  2. You can send questions or comments to us at the address listed above, contact us by phone, or e-mail directly to the DLLR Contributions Division at empassist@dllr.state.md.us.
  3. You may obtain the specifications for reporting your quarterly Contribution/Employment Report on magnetic media (e.g. computer tape or CD).
Director, Contributions Division
Jim McVicker
Room 414
(Fax) 410-767-2501
Deputy Director, Contributions Division
Account Maintenance Section
Scott Lucas, Chief
Room 414
Employer Status 410-767-2414
(Fax) 410-767-2848
To open an account or change an address
Experience Rate
Room 407
(Fax) 410-767-2848
To verify or question an unemployment insurance tax rate
Employer Assistance
Room 404
(Fax) 410-333-5150
To question a delinquency notice or obtain a blank unemployment insurance tax return
Separation Notice Penalties
Room 410
(Fax) 410-767-3290
To question a $15 Separation Notice penalty
Benefit Charge Correspondence
Room 407
410-767-2411 To question unemployment benefits being charged to your account
Accounting & Fund Management Section
Monica Douglass, Chief, Room 414
Accounts Receivable
Room 415
(Fax) 410-767-2680
To obtain a 940 certification, to correct previously reported wages, and to obtain a refund of overpaid unemployment insurance taxes
Reimbursable Employer Accting
Room 410
(Fax) 410-333-7754
To resolve any question concerning non-profit reimbursing employers
Tax Enforcement Section
Vacant, Chief
Room 414
Tax Collection & Enforcement
Room 404
(Fax) 410-767-2715
To resolve calls made by the Division to obtain delinquent tax reports
Field Audit & Investigation
Room 121
(Fax) 410-767-2612
To inquire about an unemployment insurance employer audit, or to report suspected employer fraud
Misclassification of Workers 410-767-2170
Toll free: 1- 800 - 492 - 5524
To inquire about or report possible misclassification of workers
Legal Services Section
Mark Sorrentino, Chief
(Fax) 410-333-5059
Legal Collections
Room 400
(Fax) 410-767-2757
To resolve judgments for non-payment of unemployment insurance taxes
Litigation & Prosecution
Room 401
(Fax) 410-333-5059
To resolve questions concerning bankruptcy claims for unpaid unemployment insurance taxes
Review Determination 410-767-2682
(Fax) 410-333-5059
To question an appeal or an unemployment insurance tax hearing

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