unemployment insurance tax accounting
February 14, 2004
Direct online access to the program website is at www.labor.state.ak.us/estax/home.htm.
Officials in the Division of Employment Security said they would also expand the system by early September with additional services including Internet processing of fund transfers and electronic enrollment for new employers.
The integrated system replaces an outdated unemployment insurance tax system the labor department inherited from the state of Louisiana in 1982.
Labor Commissioner Greg O'Claray said the integrated system is technically complex. "It required hundreds of hours to install, trouble-shoot and boot up and we are proud of the teamwork that brought this project to reality."
Employment Security Director
Thomas Nelson said workers began using the new system on January
20. He added, "Initial reports and feedback from employers
using the website confirm that the system is reducing costs of
processing and compliance and improving speed and accuracy of
Source of News Release: