1.5% trigger surcharge in RUIA tax rate for 2019

The Railroad Retirement Board has determined that there will be a 1.5% surcharge added to the basic Railroad UI Act tax rate for established employers beginning January 1, 2019. There was also a 1.5% surcharge in 2018. The rate for new employers will be the average rate for all employers from 2015 through 2017 (RRB Communication, 10/12/2018).

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