Owner/Officer Reporting in Massachusetts

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Owner/Officer Reporting in Massachusetts


If you are a Massachusetts employer, you will need to indicate if any of your employees are owners or officers of the company. This is done for the purpose of calculating and reporting your state unemployment insurance.

Adding Owner/Officer Status in Patriot Software

At the time you add a new employee for a Massachusetts company, you will need to indicate their owner/officer status.  For new customers adding employees in the wizard, the owner/officer status is located on the employee’s Payroll Information page.  Once you have completed the wizard, you can edit the owner status on the employee’s record under:

  • Payroll > Employees > Employee List > Click the Employee Name > Personal Info > Edit
  • Under “Owner, Officer, or Member,” select the correct option.
  • Click “Save Employee.”


Related Article:  Massachusetts Employee Tax Withholding Help

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