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    California Payroll Tax Compliance

    State:

    California

    CA Tax Forms

    Agency Form Detail

    • Form ID Tax Code Form Name  
      DE34 WH/UI CA Report of New Hires View
      DE88 WH/UI/SDI Payroll Tax Deposit Coupon View
      DE 9 WH/UI/SDI Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages View
      DE 9C WH/UI Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages (Continuation) View

    California Withholdings

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      California Employment Development Department

    • Vendor Payable Name

      EDD

    • Mailing Address

      Employment Development Department
      Taxpayer Assistance Center
      P.O. Box 826880
      Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

    • Phone Numbers

      Payroll Tax Assistance (General Questions)
      888-745-3886 (0 for representative)
      Employers Outside US and Canada
      916-464-3502
      FSET Help Line (Efile or Epay Questions)
      866-592-1651
      CA EDD EFT Helpline (Notices or Specific Payment Status)
      916-654-9130

    • Support Website URL

      https://askedd.edd.ca.gov/

    • Agency Website URL

      http://www.edd.ca.gov/

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 1, 2013

    • Agency Holidays

      New Years Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King Jr Birthday - January 19
      President's Day/Washington's Birthday - February 16
      Cesar Chavez Day - March 31
      Memorial Day - May 25
      Independence Day - July 3
      Labor Day - September 7
      Veteran's Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day and day after - November 26 and 27
      Christmas Day - December 25
    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2015

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      CA Employment Development Dept Employer Acct No.

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      999-9999-9 or 999 9999 9

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    Agency Withholding Details

    • WH Supported?

      Yes

    • Allowance Amount Detail

      Low Income Exemption Table:
      *Single, Dual Income Married, Married Multiple Employer, or Married w/ 0 - 1 allowances = $12,997
      *Married w/2 or more allowances and HOH = $25,994

      Standard Deduction Table:
      *Single, Dual Income Married, Married Multiple Employer, or Married w/ 0 - 1 allowances = $3,906
      *Married w/2 or more allowances and HOH = $7,812

      Exemption Allowance Table:
      $116.60 per allowance claimed

      Estimated Deduction Table:
      $1,000 per additional allowance claimed

    • Supplemental Rate Detail

      Bonuses and Stock Options 10.23%. All other; e.g., overtime pay, commissions, sales awards, vac pay 6.6%.

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • W4 Requirements

      Can Use Federal W4?

      Yes

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      CA Withholding and Disability Insurance

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 9, 2013

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Next Day CA Withholding and Disability Insurance View
      Semiweekly CA Withholding and Disability Insurance View
      Monthly CA Withholding and Disability Insurance View
      Quarterly CA Withholding and Disability Insurance View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      Employers with 250 or more employees must file tax and wage reports (Form DE 9C) electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      Employers with PIT and SDI liabilities averaging $20,000 or more in the prior fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) must pay electronically in the following calendar year regardless of the deposit amount.

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2011

    Unemployment Tax

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      California Employment Development Department

    • Vendor Payable Name

      EDD

    • Mailing Address

      Employment Development Department
      Taxpayer Assistance Center
      P.O. Box 826880
      Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

    • Phone Numbers

      Payroll Tax Assistance (General Questions)
      888-745-3886 (0 for representative)
      Employers Outside US and Canada
      916-464-3502
      FSET Help Line (Efile or Epay Questions)
      866-592-1651
      CA EDD EFT Helpline (Notices or Specific Payment Status)
      916-654-9130

    • Support Website URL

      https://askedd.edd.ca.gov/

    • Agency Website URL

      http://www.edd.ca.gov/

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 1, 2013

    • Agency Holidays

      New Years Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King Jr Birthday - January 19
      President's Day/Washington's Birthday - February 16
      Cesar Chavez Day - March 31
      Memorial Day - May 25
      Independence Day - July 3
      Labor Day - September 7
      Veteran's Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day and day after - November 26 and 27
      Christmas Day - December 25
    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2015

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      CA Employment Development Dept Employer Acct No.

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      999-9999-9 or 999 9999 9

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    Agency Tax Rate Detail

    • Minimum Rate

      1.5%

    • Maximum Rate

      6.2%

    • New Rate

      3.4%

    • Rate Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2011

    • Employer Wage Base

      Wage Base Amount

      $7,000.00

    • Wage Base Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    Agency Surcharge Detail

    • Surcharge Name

      ETT

    • Surcharge Abbreviation

      ETT

    • Creditable to FUTA

      No

    • Fixed Rate

      0.1%

    • Maximum Rate

      0.1%

    • Wage Base Amount

      $7,000.00

    • Surcharge Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    • Last Verified Date

      Nov 12, 2013

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      CA UI and Employment Training Tax

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 17, 2013

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Quarterly CA UI and Employment Training Tax View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      Employers with 250 or more employees must file tax and wage reports (Form DE 9C) electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      Employers with PIT and SDI liabilities averaging $20,000 or more in the prior fiscal year (July 1 - June 30) must pay electronically in the following calendar year regardless of the deposit amount.

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2011

    Other Payroll Taxes

    • State Disability

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      California Employment Development Department

    • Vendor Payable Name

      EDD

    • Mailing Address

      Tax Assistance: Employers - General Correspondence
      Employment Development Department
      Taxpayer Assistance Center
      P.O. Box 826880
      Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

    • Phone Numbers

      Payroll Tax Assistance (General Questions)
      888-745-3886 (0 for representative)
      Employers Outside US and Canada
      916-464-3502
      FSET Help Line (Efile or Epay Questions)
      866-592-1651
      CA EDD EFT Helpline (Notices or Specific Payment Status)
      916-654-9130

    • Support Email

      taxcomm@edd.ca.gov

    • Support Website URL

      https://askedd.edd.ca.gov/asp/frmEDDCOMM.aspx

    • Agency Website URL

      http://www.edd.ca.gov/

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 1, 2012

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      CA Employment Development Dept Employer Acct No.

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      999-9999-9 or 999 9999 9

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    Agency Tax Rate Detail

    • Employee Rates

      Fixed Rate

      1%

    • Rate Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2012

    • Employee Wage Base

      Wage Base Amount

      $101,636.00

    • Wage Base Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      CA Withholding and Disability Insurance

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 9, 2013

    California Local Tax

    E-file & Pay

    Electronic Form Requirement Detail

    • Form ID  
      DE 9 View
      DE 9C View
      DE34 View
      DE88 View

    Employer Registration

    Withholding Tax

    • How does the agency prefer the employer to register?

      Online

    • Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?

      http://www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Taxes/Am_I_Required_to_Register_as_an_Employer.htm#registration

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

    • What is the name of the form to use for registration?

      DE-1 Registration Form for Commercial Employers

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      https://eddservices.edd.ca.gov/tap/secure/ezreg

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Client can register online and upon successful registration, receive a California employer account number and tax rate information immediately through EDD's Online Services. You may call (888) 745-3886 or your nearest Employment Tax Office to get a registration form. Client may also download a form at the link listed below. State prefers online registration.

      The information to register is also at the link below so we know what info we need to fill out on-line registraton.

      http://teamrooms.reno.intuit.com/pdpm/SBDPayroll_CP1/payrollservices/productmanagement/SetupService/Shared%20Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=402&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fteamrooms%2Ereno%2Eintuit%2Ecom%2Fpdpm%2FSBDPayroll%5FCP1%2Fpayrollservices%2Fproductmana

    Unemployment Insurance Tax

    • How does the agency prefer the employer to register?

      Online

    • Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?

      http://www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Taxes/Am_I_Required_to_Register_as_an_Employer.htm#registration

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

    • What is the name of the form to use for registration?

      CA EDD eServices

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      https://eddservices.edd.ca.gov/tap/secure/ezreg

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Client can register online and upon successful registration, receive a California employer account number and tax rate information immediately through EDD's Online Services. You may call (888) 745-3886 or your nearest Employment Tax Office to get a registration form. Client may also download a form at the link listed below. State prefers online registration.

      The information to register is also at the link below so we know what info we need to fill out on-line registraton.

      http://teamrooms.reno.intuit.com/pdpm/SBDPayroll_CP1/payrollservices/productmanagement/SetupService/Shared%20Documents/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=402&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fteamrooms%2Ereno%2Eintuit%2Ecom%2Fpdpm%2FSBDPayroll%5FCP1%2Fpayrollservices%2Fproductmana