State offices and all DLLR physical locations will be closed to the public November 26 through November 28, 2014. However, Unemployment Insurance telephone and Web operations WILL be available on Wednesday, November 26.

DLLR's Division of Unemployment Insurance

 

Employer Contribution Return Format - Exhibit C - Record Formats - Use of Magnetic Media for Wage Reporting and Contributions Returns - Unemployment Insurance Contributions

 

V.  RECORD FORMATS

    1. General Information
    2. DISKETTE, CD-ROM (FEDERAL FORMATS) (Exhibit A) (must be readable by IBM compatible PCs running Windows operating system 1995 or later)
    3. DISKETTE, CD-ROM (ICESA FORMAT) (Exhibit B) (must be readable by IBM compatible PCs running Windows operating system 1995 or later)
    4. CONTRIBUTION (Tax) Data Specifications (Exhibit C)
    5. DISKETTE or CD-ROM (MARYLAND) (Exhibit D) *

Exhibit C
CONTRIBUTION (TAX) REPORTING - CD AND DISKETTE
(EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION RETURN FORMAT)

 
LOCATION LENGTH DESCRIPTION PICTURE
1 - 14 14 BLANKS X(14)
15 1 Remit Type - constant "1" 9(1)
16 - 24 9 Remit Amount. 9(7)V99
25 -34 10 MD U.I. Employer Number. 9(10)
35 - 37 3 Year Quarter (YYQ) 9(3)
38 - 41 4 Rate (format 2.5% - 0250). 99V99
42 - 46 5 Employment 1st Month (for zero employment use "00000" for employment not reported use "00001-", sign in low order position. S9(5)
47 - 51 5 Employment 2nd Month (for zero employment use "00000", for employment not reported use "00001-", sign in low order position. S9(5)
52 - 56 5 Employment 3rd Month (for zero employment use "00000", for employment not reported use "00001-", sign in low order position. S9(5)
57 - 67 11 Total Wages Paid by Employer 9(9)V99
68 - 78 11 Excess Wages (wage base = $7,000 through 12/31/92; $8,500 as of 1/1/93). 9(9)V99
79 - 89 11 Taxable Wages (Total Wages less excess wages). 9(9)V99
90 - 98 9 Computed Tax (Taxable wages times rate). 9(7)V99
99 1 Wage report code (constant 0). X(1)
100 - 155 56 BLANKS X(56)
 

CDs AND DISKETTES MUST BE CLEARLY LABELED.

External Label Requirements:

  1. Data Creation Date
  2. Quarter/Year of Wage Data
  3. Name, Address and Telephone Number of Preparer
  4. Number of CDs or Diskettes
  5. Total Record Count

* It is anticipated that DLLR will discontinue accepting diskettes in the next two years, around January 2013.