TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-43
Employment Security – Contributions

SECTION 28-43-9


§ 28-43-9 Balancing rate.

(a) As of September 30, 1988 and on each subsequent computation date, the director shall determine the balancing rate percentage to be effective for the immediately following tax year in accordance with the Balancing Rate Schedule in this subsection. The director shall charge to the employer's account and credit to the balancing account in any manner and at any times, quarterly or otherwise, that the director shall prescribe, an amount obtained by multiplying the employer's taxable wages for the calendar year immediately following the computation date, or any one or more quarters of that calendar year, by the product of the individual employer's contribution rate for that calendar year and balancing rate percentage corresponding to the tax schedule in effect for the calendar year in accordance with the balancing rate schedule in this subsection:

Balancing Rate Schedule

Tax Schedule in Effect Corresponding Balancing Rates
A 4
B 6
C 8
D 10
E 12
F 14
G 16
H 18
I 20

(b) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this section, if the balance in the balancing account as of the computation date is greater than or equal to zero (0), then no balance charge shall be made against employer accounts for the immediately following tax year.

(c) Contributions required pursuant to any balancing percentage rate shall not be in addition to other contributions required by chapters 42 – 44 of this title.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1958 (s.s.), ch. 213, § 1; P.L. 1965, ch. 201, § 2; P.L. 1968, ch. 291, § 3; P.L. 1979, ch. 108, § 6; P.L. 1985, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 315, § 1.)