Maine

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Agency Information

Revenue Services – Withholding Tax
Maine Department of Labor Bureau of Unemployment Compensation, Employers Services Division – Unemployment tax

Add to existing company setup

Submit a request to your service team to add ME (withholding) and/or MESUI  (unemployment) to your company setup.  Please include the below with your request:  

  • Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency.  If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 207-626-8475.
  • Unemployment – Account Number and Tax rate.  This can be found on a Tax Rate Notice or the Quarterly contribution report.  If you’re unsure of your tax rate or account number, you can call the agency at 207-621-5120.
  • Power of Attorney- POA is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.

Register a new company

Revenue Services and Maine Department of Labor Bureau of Unemployment Compensation, Employers Services Division

Employers can register for both withholding and unemployment online at https://gateway.maine.gov/dol/meris/.  Follow the prompts to register your business.  Once completed you will receive your account numbers and deposit frequency within 5 – 7 days.

Third Party Registration and/or Power of Attorney Instructions

Power of Attorney is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.