Beginning Rates

New employers begin at a standard rate depending on the type of business activity. Between 2004-2012, the standard rate consisted of three components: a base rate, a solvency surcharge and a surtax.For the years 2013 through 2017, the standard rate consists of two components: a base rate and a bond principal rate.

 

Standard Rates for 2017

Business Classification

Base Rate

Bond Principal Rate

Combined Rate

Non-construction 0.0170 0.0041 0.0211
General Construction 0.0348 0.0083 0.0431
Heavy Construction 0.0772 0.0185 0.0957
Trades 0.0348 0.0083 0.0431

Standard Rates for 2016

Business Classification

Base Rate

Bond Principal Rate

Combined Rate

Non-construction 0.0170 0.0042 0.0212
General Construction 0.0447 0.0109 0.0556
Heavy Construction 0.0713 0.0174 0.0887
Trades 0.0447 0.0109 0.0556

Employers in construction-related industries may be subject to a different base rate. The surcharges though are the same. Contact UI Employer Services for more information on beginning base rates for employers in construction-related industries.

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UI Employer Services

cdle_employer_services@state.co.us

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UI Employer Services
P.O. Box 8789
Denver, CO 80201-8789