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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Payroll Taxes

Important Information

e-Services for Business: New Updates and Enhancements

Available early April 2017, look for new account updates and enhancements to make e-Services for Business more user-friendly. To learn more, visit e-Services for Business Updates and Enhancements.

New State Law: Electronic File and Pay Requirement

Employers with 10 or more employees are now required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department. Beginning January 1, 2018, all remaining employers will be subject to this mandate.

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


Whether you are starting a new business, an existing employer, or a household employer, our goal is to help you find the resources and information that you need to succeed. For the latest news, visit Payroll Tax News, the California Employer Newsletter, and subscribe to EDD’s e-mail subscription services. Our business is your success.