NMDWS Waives Penalties and Interest for Late 4th Quarter Taxes, Reports

(Albuquerque, NM) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) today announced that it will waive penalties and interest for employers who are unable to file 4th quarter wage reports and tax payments by the January 31st deadline because of delays contacting the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Operations Center.

NMDWS Addresses Employer Accounts, Federal Extensions, Claims Processing, and Access Information

(Albuquerque, NM) - The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) today reported that it has paid out nearly $17 million in Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims, processed over 75,000 weekly certifications for benefits, and enabled over 15,500 employers and third party administrators (TPAs) to electronically file wage reports since it launched a new integrated UI tax and claims system on January 6, 2013

New Mexico Successfully Launches New Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System

(Albuquerque, NM) –The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) this week successfully launched a new Unemployment Insurance (UI) system, marking the first time any state has simultaneously launched an integrated UI tax and claims system.

In just two days, the new system has already paid out $4 million in UI claims, certified over 17,000 people for their weekly benefits, helped over 22,000 customers open self-service online accounts, and enabled nearly 1,000 employers to electronically file wage reports, some for the first time.

Governor Susana Martinez said New Mexico’s new UI system is significantly improving the timeliness and accuracy of UI payments, enhancing the level of service provided to unemployed workers and businesses, and strengthening the state’s ability to prevent, detect, and recover improper UI payments.