Unemployment Insurance

To submit quarterly tax reports over the Internet through either an on-screen form or a file upload option, retrieve information about the Kentucky unemployment insurance program, pay taxes by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) or establish a new UI account please go to:

Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance Self-Service site.

UI Employer Guide​

SIDES State Information Data Exchange Submitting Electronic Claim Protests

SIDES is a free electronic system that uses a nationally standardized format to easily respond to UI information requests, attach documentation when needed, and receive a date-stamped confirmation of receipt.

If you would like to receive or respond to UI information requests electronically, please enroll for SIDES using Kentucky’s Unemployment Insurance Self-Service Site.

Please watch our informational video on the SIDES program.

Work Refusal Form

Under Section 341.350 of the Kentucky Unemployment Compensation Laws and Regulations, an individual shall be ineligible for benefits if he/she failed, without good cause, either to apply for available, suitable work or to accept suitable work when offered to him/her by the employment office or an employing unit. If you know of someone who has refused to accept suitable work, please click here​ to provide details about the refusal.

Browse our FAQs about Unemployment Insurance.

Other useful links:

Kentucky Housing Corporation's Unemployment Bridge Program that helps people stay in their home while unemployed.http://protectmykyhome.org/Pages/default.aspx.​

Unemployment Insurance Digest

Unemployment Insurance Compensation Law

Unemployment Insurance Legislative Regulations

Report of Transference or Discontinuance of Business (UI-21)

Request to place subject employer’s account in inactive status​​ (UI-3.2)

New Employer Packet

UI benefits poster - English

UI benefits poster - Spanish