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Responding to SCDEW: The Payoff for Employers

There are several ways that employers can keep their unemployment insurance (UI) tax rate down. First, it is beneficial to learn how the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (“SCDEW”) determines the employer’s experience for tax rate assignment. Generally, employees are entitled to UI if not working through no fault of their own, including … Continue Reading

SC Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates Drop for 2015

On October 31, 2014, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) released the 2015 unemployment insurance tax rates. Unemployment insurance tax rates for wages paid between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015 will drop approximately 9%, according to the S.C. DEW.  Favorable economic conditions and a strong labor market have contributed to … Continue Reading
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