Save Time and Register Online

Use e-Services for Business to register for your employer payroll tax account number. In most cases, an employer payroll tax account number is issued within a few minutes. e-Services for Business also fulfills the e-file and e-pay mandate and is a fast, easy, and secure way to manage your payroll tax account online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Enroll in e-Services for Business today to register for an employer payroll tax account number by selecting the link below:

e-Services for Business

To continue to the paper form, select one of the links below to view the printable Registration Form:

  • DE 1 - Commercial Employer Account Registration and Update Form (most employers should use this form)
  • DE 1-I - Instructions for Completing the Commercial Employer Account Registration and Update Form
  • DE 1AG - Agricultural Employer Account Registration and Update Form
  • DE 1GS - Governmental Organizations, Public Schools, and Indian Tribes Registration and Update Form
  • DE 1HW - Employers of Household Workers Registration and Update Form
  • DE 1NP - Nonprofit Employers Registration and Update Form
  • DE 1P - Employers Depositing Only Personal Income Tax Withholding Registration and Update Form

For more information about registering with the EDD, visit the Am I Required to Register as an Employer? page.