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Change to 2020-2 Trust Fund Reduction: The Trust Fund fell below the first threshold of $300 million during the prior quarter (2020- Q1). As a result per RSA 282-A:82, 2020-2 quarter the fund balance reduction is decreasing to 1.0% from 1.5%. Per RSA 282-A:87 the Inverse Minimum Rate will be applied to employers with a negative rate resulting in 0.5% added to their Tax Rate for 2020-2 quarter.

Effective October 1, 2019 pursuant to RSA 282-A:87 the distribution of quarterly tax paid has been redefined. As a result the maximum AC rate has changed from 0.2% to 0.4%, the minimum AC rate remains at 0.1%. The remainder is allocated to the UI (Unemployment Trust Fund). The net rate has not changed.
For Example: a net rate of 1.7% is now allocated as 0.4% AC and 1.3% UI

Quarterly Fund Balance Reductions and Surcharges
Year/Quarter Fund Balance Reduction Emergency Power Surcharge Inverse Rate Surcharge (Negative Rated Employers)
2020-2 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2020-1 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2019-4 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2019-3 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2019-2 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2019-1 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2018-4 1.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2018-3 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2018-2 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2018-1 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2017-4 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2017-3 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2017-2 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2017-1 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2016-4 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2016-3 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2016-2 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2016-1 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2015-4 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2015-3 0.5% 0.0% 1.0%
2015-2 0.5% 0.0% 1.0%
2015-1 1.0% 0.0% 0.5%
2014-4 .5% 0.0% 1.0%
2014-3 0% 0.0% 1.5%
2014-2 0% 0.0% 1.5%
2014-1 0% 0.0% 1.5%
2013-4 0% 0.0% 1.5%
2013-3 0% 0.5% 1.5%
2013-2 0% 0.5% 1.5%
2013-1 0% 0.5% 1.5%
2012-4 0% 0.5% 1.5%
2012-3 0% 1.0% 1.5%
2012-2 0% 1.0% 1.5%
2012-1 0% 1.0% 1.5%

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