PaymentAccuracy.gov

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We are still in the process of updating PaymentAccuracy.gov with 2014 data. In the meantime, improper payment information for specific programs can be found in each agency’s financial report.

Historical Improper Payment Rates for Unemployment Insurance (UI)

Fiscal Reporting Year Improper Amount (in Billions) Actual Rate Target Rate
2005 $3.3 10.1% 10.1 %
2006 $3.4 10.9% 9.9 %
2007 $3.2 10.3% 9.9 %
2008 $4.2 10.0% 11.5 %
2009 $12.3 10.3% 10.0 %
2010 $17.5 11.2% 9.9 %
2011 $13.7 12.0% 9.8 %
2012 $10.3 11.4% 9.7 %
2013 $6.2 9.3% 9.2 %