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PAYROLL NEW EMPLOYER UI RATE LOOKUP

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000240639D
Publication Date: 2015-Feb-13
Document File: 3 page(s) / 416K

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Sudhir Patnaik: AUTHOR [+2]

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Abstract

This document outlines a proposal to have an API Service based Ready reckoner for New Employer Unemployment Insurance lookup when setting up a payroll company on Intuit Online Payroll for Do-It-Yourself customers. This Solution envisages a REST Web Service API based lookup for the established data source for UI Tax rates for different jurisdictions and makes the same available to a customer setting up their payroll company instantly as needed.

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PAYROLL NEW EMPLOYER UI RATE LOOKUP

Abstract:

This document outlines a proposal to have an API Service based Ready reckoner for New Employer Unemployment Insurance lookup when setting up a payroll company on Intuit Online Payroll for Do-It-Yourself customers. This Solution envisages a REST Web Service API based lookup for the established data source for UI Tax rates for different jurisdictions and makes the same available to a customer setting up their payroll company instantly as needed.

Details

Today, the New Employer Small Business setting up their Payroll company for Intuit Online Payroll is expected to know that UI Tax rate their business will be charged by the agency/agencies who's jurisdiction they fall under.

Also, in case of Intuit's Full Service Payroll, this information is updated by agents, who receive data upon request, from corresponding tax agencies.

In both cases, there is no easy/immediate way to retrieve the New Employer UI Tax Rate.

This idea/invention will provide an instant lookup to customers to get the above Tax Rate for their jurisdiction. This invention will allow the Small Business owner to instantly figure out what is his New Employer UI Tax Rate from within the product instead of having to hunt for it.

The target segment for this solution is any new Small Business that has signed up for Intuit Payroll's DIY offering and needs to enter Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates.

An Intuit Small Business Customer who is also a new employer signs up Intuit Desktop Payroll. The customer sets up the company details in the Payroll application - adding company details, employee details, tax and jurisdiction details, etc.

As part of the setup, the Customer has to enter Unemployment Insurance (UI) Tax Rate. If the company has multiple locations, there are multiple jurisdictions for which Unemployment Insurance (UI) Tax Rates have to be added. Once the invention is ready:

 There will be a button for "Lookup New Employer UI Rate".
 Clicking this will lookup the New Employer UI Rate with the agency based on the jurisdictions entered by the employer - the rates will be


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provided on the screen to the SB owner/employer for entry into the appropriate fields

Solution Components:
 REST Service Definition exposed as REST Services to end-user  REST Service implemen...