Reduce tax liability/risk and recover overpaid tax Employment tax services at Equifax is a comprehensive service that is designed to assist employers in identifying and recovering overpaid taxes, managing employment tax liabilities, and minimizing compliance risks. The current economic situation has placed unprecedented pressure employers and how they manage their unemployment costs and potential tax increases. We have the experience and expertise to provide comprehensive solutions that enable employers to effectively manage unemployment tax liabilities and reduce costs. Verification of state unemployment insurance tax rates - ensuring proper contributions are made by analyzing employer and state factors Unemployment tax rate management services - Equifax verifies unemployment tax rates, projects future state tax rates, and analyzes the profitability of voluntary contributions and joint or common ratings. Unemployment tax rate forecasting - What will be the financial impact of the current recession on your future unemployment taxes? Equifax can help you prepare with our new tax rate forecasting solution. Joint account planning - Reduce your State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) tax burdens through effective joint account analysis and planning, while mitigating risk and maximizing savings both initially and ongoing. Employment tax consulting - Benefit from an expert assessment of your organization's historical mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and more to ensure your organization is in compliance and recovers overpaid taxes. Equifax can also assist in any unique employment tax situations your organization may be facing. Research and recovery - Get assistance identifying and preparing claims for outstanding credits, incorrect tax rate assignments, wage base restarts (FICA, FUTA, and SUTA), and other federal and state employment tax items resulting in overpayments. Mergers and acquisitions - From due diligence through implementation, Equifax addresses tax issues including registrations, status change forms, account closures, year-end compliance (Forms W-2, W-3, W-4, W-5, 940, 941-D), system transitions, and other issues associated with employee movement Internal reorganizations - Many internal reorganizations offer similar opportunities to a Merger and Acquisition, let us help you determine the employee movement impacts of your next reorganization.