California Employer Newsletter

The California Employer Newsletter is published quarterly by the Employment Development Department. The newsletter provides employers, their representatives, or agents with the latest and most exciting news, timely and important reminders, valuable services and resources available to support the employer community.

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2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017



  • California Employer - Second Quarter 2019
    Articles include:
    • How to Protect Yourself and Your Employees from Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Identity Theft
    • A Look at Worker’s Compensation Fraud and a Call to Report It
    • AB 1245 Noncompliance Penalties Are in Effect


  • California Employer - Third Quarter 2018
    Articles include:
    • Fraud: A Serious Approach to a Serious Problem
    • Options for E-file and E-pay Compliance
    • Did You Receive a Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) Discrepancy Letter From the IRS?
  • California Employer - First Quarter 2018
    Articles include:
    • Disaster Assistance and Requesting an Extension
    • Independent Contractor Reporting Requirements
    • Get more tax information from California Tax Service Center


  • California Employer - Fourth Quarter 2017
    Articles include:
    • Carefully Review Tax Rate Information Notice
    • Revised Paid Family Leave Forms Going Into Effect in the New Year
    • All Employers Must File and Pay Electronically Beginning Jan. 1
    • Control Your Health Plan Budget
    • Submit Your Power of Attorney Online
  • California Employer - Third Quarter 2017
    Articles include:
    • All Employers Required to Electronically File and Pay in 2018
    • New Registration Is Required for All SDI Online Users
    • A Helping Hand for You: The Taxpayer Advocate Office
    • Fraud Hurts Everyone: If You See It, Report It
    • Think Flexibility, Think Choices, Think Covered California
  • California Employer - Second Quarter 2017
    Articles include:
    • E-file and E-pay with e-Services for Business
    • How to Report Family Employment in Your Business
    • Statement of Charges to Reserve Account Will Arrive in September
    • Help Spread the Word About Paid Family Leave
    • Health Insurance Agents: Partners in Covered California
  • California Employer - First Quarter 2017
    Articles include:
    • EDD offers payroll tax guidance to cannabis businesses
    • E-file and E-pay are in effect for some employers
    • Tax credits offer affordable way to provide health insurance
    • Remember to file report of new and rehired employees
    • Reminder: Submit quarterly forms to EDD