Workforce Services

Employer UI Information

Tax 21

Tax 21 is the system Arkansas employers use for unemployment insurance (UI) tax registration and quarterly reporting.

Click here to learn more about Employer UI Contributions

2022 Tax Alert!

Misclassification of Workers

Comparative Approach, Classification of Workers

Lessor Employing Unit/Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Wage and Tax Information

Reporting Requirements

See Regulation 13: Employing Units Reports

UI reporting requirements for an employer that…

  • Starts a new business
  • Buys or sells all or part of a business
  • Terminates a business for any reason
  • Changes the trade name or address

To contact the Division of Workforce Services, Employer Account Services, call 501-682-3798

REMEMBER: Timely registration and reporting will permit FULL F.U.T.A CREDITS!

Magnetic Media for UI Wage Reporting – Diskette

Quarterly Diskette Reporting System (QDRS)

Localization of Work Provisions

Seasonal Employer Designation

Labor Market Information

ADWS Employer Newsletter 2021

ADWS Employer Newsletter 2020

Foreign Labor Certification

  • For a complete overview of the foreign certification process, click here.
  • Foreign Labor Certification Data Center, click here.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FROM THE ARKANSAS DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES​

Unemployment claims

To file an unemployment claim, please visit EZARC.ADWS.Arkansas.gov. Questions about unemployment insurance claims may be directed to the UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178.

New FOIA Request Portal

Now Arkansas citizens can submit FOIA requests to ADWS through an easy-to-use online portal! Click the link below to submit a request.

Submit a FOIA Request

1099s

If you received unemployment insurance benefits during the year 2022, you need a 1099 form to file your income tax return. The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services will mail 1099s by January 31, 2023, to the address on file as of January 17, 2023. If you do not receive your 1099 in the mail by February 12, 2023, you may call the UI Hotline to be sure we have the correct address on file. 1099s will not be mailed to updated addresses prior to February 12, 2023. UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178 Read more here.

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