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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.