Holidays

All EDD payroll tax offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on state holidays.

When the due date for reporting or paying payroll taxes is on any of the below legal holidays, the due date is extended to the next business day. Refer to this table for details on how 2020 legal holidays will affect payroll tax due dates.

Observed Legal Holidays
Holiday Date Observed in 2020 Next Business Day in 2020 EDD Offices Open
New Year’s Day January 1 January 2 (Thursday) No
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20 January 21 (Tuesday) No
Lincoln’s Birthday February 12 February 13 (Thursday) Yes
Presidents’ Day February 17 February 18 (Tuesday) No
Cesar Chavez Day March 31 April 1 (Wednesday) No
Good Friday April 10 April 13 (Monday) Yes
Emancipation Day April 16 April 17 (Friday) Yes
Memorial Day May 25 May 26 (Tuesday) No
Independence Day July 3 July 6 (Monday) No
Labor Day September 7 September 8 (Tuesday) No
California Admission Day September 9 September 10 (Thursday) Yes
Native American Day September 25 September 28 (Monday) Yes
Columbus Day October 12 October 13 (Tuesday) Yes
Veterans Day November 11 November 12 (Thursday) No
Thanksgiving Day (and the day after) November 26 & 27 November 30 (Monday) No
Christmas Day December 25 December 28 (Monday) No