Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program: Certifications for 2020 Under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 71101-71102 [2020-24650]

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AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor signed the annual certifications on October 31, 2020 under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, thereby enabling employers who make contributions to state unemployment funds to obtain certain credits against their liability for the federal unemployment tax. By letter, the certifications were transmitted to the Secretary of the Treasury. The letter and certifications are printed below. Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. October 31, 2020 The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Nov 05, 2020 Jkt 253001 Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20220 Dear Secretary Mnuchin: Enclosed are an original and a copy of two separate certifications regarding unemployment compensation laws pursuant to the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, for the 12-month period ending on October 31, 2020. One certification is with respect to the ‘‘normal’’ federal unemployment tax credit under Section 3304 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the other certification is with respect to the ‘‘additional’’ tax credit under Section 3303 of the IRC. Both certifications list all 53 jurisdictions. Sincerely, EUGENE SCALIA Enclosures CERTIFICATION OF STATES TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY PURSUANT TO SECTION 3304(c) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 In accordance with the provisions of Section 3304(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 3304(c)), I hereby certify the following States, to the Secretary of the Treasury, for the 12month period ending on October 31, 2020, in regard to the unemployment compensation laws of those states, which heretofore have been approved under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act: Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71101 New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Virgin Islands Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming This certification is for the maximum normal credit allowable under Section 3302(a) of the Code. Signed at Washington, DC, on October 31, 2020. EUGENE SCALIA CERTIFICATION OF STATE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LAWS TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY PURSUANT TO SECTION 3303(b)(1) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986 In accordance with paragraph (1) of Section 3303(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 3303(b)(1)), I hereby certify the unemployment compensation laws of the following States, which heretofore have been certified pursuant to paragraph (3) of Section 3303(b) of the Code, to the Secretary of the Treasury, for the 12month period ending on October 31, 2020: Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 71102 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 216 / Friday, November 6, 2020 / Notices Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Virgin Islands Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming This certification is for the maximum additional credit allowable under Section 3302(b), subject to the limitations of Section 3302(c) of the Code. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 216 (Friday, November 6, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Federal-State Unemployment Compensation Program: Certifications 
for 2020 Under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Labor signed the annual certifications on 
October 31, 2020 under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act, thereby 
enabling employers who make contributions to state unemployment funds 
to obtain certain credits against their liability for the federal 
unemployment tax. By letter, the certifications were transmitted to the 
Secretary of the Treasury. The letter and certifications are printed 
below.

    Signed in Washington, DC.
John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
October 31, 2020

The Honorable Steven T. Mnuchin
Secretary of the Treasury
Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20220

Dear Secretary Mnuchin:

    Enclosed are an original and a copy of two separate certifications 
regarding unemployment compensation laws pursuant to the Federal 
Unemployment Tax Act, for the 12-month period ending on October 31, 
2020. One certification is with respect to the ``normal'' federal 
unemployment tax credit under Section 3304 of the Internal Revenue Code 
of 1986, and the other certification is with respect to the 
``additional'' tax credit under Section 3303 of the IRC. Both 
certifications list all 53 jurisdictions.

Sincerely,

EUGENE SCALIA

Enclosures

CERTIFICATION OF STATES TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY PURSUANT TO 
SECTION 3304(c) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986

    In accordance with the provisions of Section 3304(c) of the 
Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 3304(c)), I hereby certify the 
following States, to the Secretary of the Treasury, for the 12-month 
period ending on October 31, 2020, in regard to the unemployment 
compensation laws of those states, which heretofore have been approved 
under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

    This certification is for the maximum normal credit allowable under 
Section 3302(a) of the Code.
    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 31, 2020.

EUGENE SCALIA

CERTIFICATION OF STATE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LAWS TO THE SECRETARY 
OF THE TREASURY PURSUANT TO SECTION 3303(b)(1) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE 
CODE OF 1986

    In accordance with paragraph (1) of Section 3303(b) of the Internal 
Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 3303(b)(1)), I hereby certify the 
unemployment compensation laws of the following States, which 
heretofore have been certified pursuant to paragraph (3) of Section 
3303(b) of the Code, to the Secretary of the Treasury, for the 12-month 
period ending on October 31, 2020:

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts

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Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Virgin Islands
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

    This certification is for the maximum additional credit allowable 
under Section 3302(b), subject to the limitations of Section 3302(c) of 
the Code.
    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 31, 2020.

EUGENE SCALIA

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