Whether you are a new employer hiring your first employee or an existing employer hiring a new employee who will perform work in another state, you will need to complete the appropriate registrations with federal and/or state and local entities to ensure you are in compliance and can collect and pay unemployment and any applicable state withholding taxes when processing payrolls.  Below is a quick reference grid with links to help you get started.

Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN)

Click Here to Apply for FEIN

By State

If you have employees in more than one state, you will need to register in each state and pay the applicable Unemployment and Withholding taxes.  You should also check to see if there are additional county, city/town or other withholding taxes in your local area(s).

STATE

UNEMPLOYMENT

WITHHOLDING
Alabama

Register Here

Combined with Unemployment
Alaska

Register Here

No State Withholding
Arizona Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Arkansas Register Here Register Here
California Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Colorado Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Connecticut Register Here Register Here
Delaware Register Here Combined with Unemployment
District of Columbia Register Here Register Here
Florida Register Here No State Withholding
Georgia Register Here Register Here
Hawaii Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Idaho Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Illinois Register Here Register Here
Indiana Register Here Register Here
Iowa Register Here Register Here
Kansas Register Here Register Here
Kentucky Register Here Register Here
Louisiana Register Here Register Here
Maine Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Maryland Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Massachusetts Register Here Register Here
Michigan Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Minnesota Register Here Register Here
Mississippi Register Here Register Here
Missouri Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Montana Register Here Register Here
Nebraska Register Here Register Here
Nevada Register Here No State Withholding
New Hampshire Register Here No State Withholding
New Jersey Register Here Combined with Unemployment
New Mexico Register Here Register Here
New York Register Here Combined with Unemployment (includes NYC, Outer Boroughs, and Yonkers)
North Carolina Register Here Register Here
North Dakota Register Here Register Here
Ohio Register Here Register Here
Oklahoma Register Here Register Here
Oregon Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Pennsylvania Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Rhode Island Register Here Combined with Unemployment
South Carolina Register Here Combined with Unemployment
South Dakota Register Here No State Withholding
Tennessee

Paper Filing Only:

Regular Business

Non-Profit

No State Withholding
Texas Register Here No State Withholding
Utah Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Vermont Register Here Register Here 
Virginia Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Washington Register Here No State Withholding
West Virginia Register Here Combined with Unemployment
Wisconsin Register Here Register Here
Wyoming Register Here No State Withholding