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USTAR First Time Users/Online Tour

This tour will step through registration and the convenient process of filing a Contribution and Wage Report and making a payment online.

New users (first time users) Need to see it? Take our Visual Tour

  1. Click the Register link in the First Time User box
  2. Complete the Registration Form and Submit (Retain the User ID you create.)
  3. Check your email for a temporary password and click the link in the email.
  4. Enter the User ID you created and the Password emailed to you and Login.
  5. Assign a new User Password, complete user information and Submit (Retain the User Password you create.)

Registered users

Enter the User ID and the User Password you created when you registered and Login.
Select an option under one of the menu tabs on the Home Page.

To file a quarterly report: Need to see it? Take our Visual Tour

  1. Under the Report Center menu, click File.
  2. Select the quarter you wish to file.
  3. Select the type of report you wish to file.
          Note: You may change the defaulted selection.
  4. Enter the number of workers you employed.
  5. The Social Security Numbers and names of the employees previously reported will be displayed. Enter wages paid to each employee in the quarter you are filing.
          Note: You may click before each heading for additional information .
  6. Click the Save & Quit button if it will take you longer than 30 minutes to enter employee wages. After 25 minutes, you will receive a reminder that USTAR will log off if you remain on one page for over 30 minutes.
  7. Review employee information entered. Click Edit to make corrections if necessary. Print this page if desired. To continue, click Next or the Summary tab in the upper left corner.
  8. Review the totals and amounts calculated and Submit.
          Note: You may click the Detail tab or the Previous button to return to a prior page and make corrections.
  9. Print the Quarterly Contribution and Wage Report Summary Confirmation page for your records and click Make Payment, if a payment is due.
  10. Select method of payment.
          Note: You may change the payment amount.
  11. Click the Home or Logout link in the upper right corner to finish.
          Note: After you Submit the report, the status of the report will show Pending. Allow four business days for the report and/or ACH Debit payment to process.


If you experience any problems, please call our help desk at (573) 751-1995, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time (except holidays ). Or send an email to .

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