MICHIGAN EMPLOYER ADVISOR WAM Special Edition
Michigan Web Account Manager
EWAM has Changed to MiWAM
Managing Your UIA Tax Accounts Made Easier with Upgraded System
MICHIGAN EMPLOYER ADVISOR THE
As part of the Unemployment Insurance Agency’s (UIA) initiative to upgrade and improve services, on August 14, 2012, the Michigan Web Account Manager (MiWAM) will make its public debut.
MiWAM replaces the old Employer Web Account Manager (EWAM) as the UIA’s new and improved system for managing unemployment tax accounts electronically.The system has been retooled to offer more efficient, expedient and secure business transactions between the agency and Michigan employers.
EWAM, which was first introduced in April 2002, gave employers the ability to file quarterly wage reports online, view account information, file bulk wage reports, change contact information and more. In April of 2006, EWAM was upgraded to include quarterly tax/payroll filing options, make tax payments, and amend tax reports.
MiWAM displays a new look, and boasts new enhancements that simplify and improve functionality for both employers and service providers, while continuing all the current benefits of EWAM.The new enhancements provide for updated and simplified navigation, and allow users to:
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❖ File tax reports and make payments the same day a MiWAM account is established,
❖ Establish a MiWAM account for service providers to perform services for their clients on-line,
❖ Respond to fact finding questions, ❖ Receive notices and letters,
❖ Schedule recurring payments or multiple payments,
❖ File quarterly wage/tax/payroll reports,
❖ Report discontinuance or transfer of business,
❖ File a UIA tax protest, ❖ . . . and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Manage Your Account Your Way
MiWAM Cuts the Paperwork
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