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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Employer Services

Important Information

State Law: Electronic File and Pay Requirement

As of January 1, 2018, all employers are required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department. You can use e-Services for Business to comply with this mandate.

For more information, visit E-file and E-pay Mandate for Employers.


Whether you are an established employer or starting your first business, this page provides some important resources and information that you need to succeed.

In addition to the information below, it is important for claimants and employers to understand their roles and responsibilities in ensuring that information is reported accurately and benefits are paid appropriately. Committing fraud has serious consequences. Learn more on Fraud and Penalties: What You Need to Know or review our Recent Fraud Convictions.

EDD Related Programs: Payroll Taxes | Jobs and Training | Labor Market Information | State Disability Insurance | Unemployment