How Are Employer Accounts Charged For Benefits Paid?

Benefit Charges are charges to an employer's account for tax rate computation purposes that represent benefit payments made to former employees. The most recent base­period employer's unemployment tax account is charged first with benefits paid until wage credits are exhausted, after which charges go to the next most recent employer and so on.

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