Since 1972, 501(c)(3) employers have had the ability to opt out of the state unemployment tax system and instead pay dollar-for-dollar for their own unemployment claims. Unemployment Services Trust (UST) provides the nonprofit community a safe, cost-effective alternative to paying state unemployment taxes – helping organizations to save millions annually through claims management, hearing representation, HR support and outplacement services.
In 2016, UST identified more than $4.7 million in potential unemployment cost savings for 185 eligible nonprofit organizations.
UST participation provides exclusive access to:
Long term savings compared to state unemployment taxes
One-on-One claims advice and e-Filing capabilities
Live HR Hotline and 200+ online training courses
Thousands of HR forms, documents, templates and checklists
’s award-winning outplacement and career transition resources
UST partnered with LeadingAge Iowa in 2015 to help organizations like yours keep more money within the nonprofit community. Find out how we can help you! The Iowa deadline for UI tax exemption is December 1st – Request your complimentary 2-Year Savings Projection today!