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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

e-Services for Business

New State Law: Electronic File and Pay Requirement

Employers will soon be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department.

  • Beginning January 1, 2017, employers with 10 or more employees will be required to electronically file and pay.
  • Beginning January 1, 2018, all remaining employers will be required to electronically file and pay.

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

 

e-Services for Business is your fast, easy, and secure way to manage your employer payroll tax account online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.*

Features

  • Register for an employer payroll tax account number.
  • File, adjust, and print returns/reports.
  • Make payments.
  • View and update account information.
  • Close or re-open an employer payroll tax account.
  • File a Report of New Employee(s) (DE 34).*
  • File a Report of Independent Contractor(s) (DE 542).*

Benefits

  • Fulfills the new e-file and e-pay mandate for employers.
  • No cost to enroll and use.
  • Provides confirmation when your return, report, or payment is received.
  • Saves time by saving basic account information for future transactions.
  • Reduces paper and mailing cost.

*The DE 34 and DE 542 may be filed from 5 a.m. to 12 midnight, Pacific Time, 7 days a week. All other services on this page may be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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