Employer Handbook
A guide to the Kansas Employment Security Law

Coming soon!
Rated governmental employers will soon be receiving notice of
benefit charges electronically and on a quarterly basis through the SIDES system! 



already registered?

If you already have a username and password, log in to do any of the following:

  • View your current tax rate (click on Maintain Account Information)
  • Submit quarterly wage reports - How to File
  • Upload data files
  • Use Payment Warehousing to set a payment date
  • Make a payment at any time
  • Report new hires
  • Report changes to your business
  • Get copies of past filings and reports
  • Use SIDES to enter requested information


SIDES Participation
The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) and SIDES E-Response allow companies to electronically respond to UI information requests from KDOL. This eliminates delays caused by mailing the documents. Once you are enrolled in SIDES you can use your Employer PIN to access the SIDES site. 


Quarterly Wage Reports

How to File Quarterly Wage Reports Online

Qtr Months in Quarter  Last Day to File 
Jan - Mar  Apr 30 
Apr - Jun  Jul 31 
Jul - Sep  Oct 31 
Oct - Dec  Jan 31 


news and alerts

Coming in 2020 - Quarterly Electronic Notice of Benefit Charges

Rated governmental employers, the Kansas Department of Labor will soon be electronically transmitting quarterly your notice of benefit charges through the SIDES website. SIDES provides a secure website that allows you to: review claims, respond quickly to notices, and obtain a confirmation number that your response was submitted successfully.

To ensure that you receive these important email notifications, please provide the following information to kdol.sides@ks.gov or by fax to (785)368-8388.

  • Business Name
  • Serial/account number
  • FEIN
  • Email addresses (you may provide up to 5)
  • Your name
  • Your phone number 

Experience Rate Notices Mailed

The 2020 Experience Rate Notices were mail at the end of October. You may also login to your account to access your 2020 tax rate.

Changes in Banks

Effective JUNE 1, 2019. All ACH Credit payments must be made through US Bank.

Please contact KDOL for detailed information by calling the UI Tax Unit at (785) 296-5027 or the auditor who handles your employer account.


Employer Contacts:
Local Field Office numbers

If you have questions regarding your Unemployment Tax Account, please contact
(785) 296-5027