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    Pennsylvania Payroll Tax Compliance

    State:

    Pennsylvania

    PA Tax Forms

    Agency Form Detail

    • Form ID Tax Code Form Name  
      Form Detail UC-2 UI Employer's Report for Unemployment Compensation View
      UC-2A UI Employer's Unemployment Insurance Tax Report View
      PA New Hire Report UI New Hire Report View
      PA-501 (EFT or Telefile Only) WH Employer Deposit Statement of Withholding Tax View
      PA-W3 WH Employer Quarterly Return of Withholding Tax View
      REV-1667 AS WH W-2 Transmittal View
      State W2 WH Wage and Tax Statement View

    Pennsylvania Withholdings

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

    • Vendor Payable Name

      Pennsylvania Department of Revenue

    • Mailing Address

      Bureau of Business Trust Fund Taxes
      P.O. Box 280904
      Harrisburg, PA 17128-0904

    • Phone Numbers

      Business Tax Questions
      717-787-1064

    • Support Website URL

      https://revenue-pa.custhelp.com/

    • Agency Website URL

      http://www.revenue.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/businesses/11406

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Oct 1, 2012

    • Agency Holidays

      New Year's Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - January 20
      President's Day - February 17
      Memorial Day - May 26
      Independence Day - July 4
      Labor Day - September 1
      Columbus Day - October 13
      Veterans' Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day - November 27 and 28
      Christmas - December 25
    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      PA Dept of Revenue Acct ID No.

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      9999 9999 or 99999999

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    Agency Withholding Details

    • WH Supported?

      Yes

    • Allowance Amount Detail

      None

    • Supplemental Rate Detail

      3.07%

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2008

    • W4 Requirements

      Can Use Federal W4?

      No

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2010

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      PA Withholding

    • Last Verified Date

      Dec 17, 2013

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Semiweekly PA Withholding View
      Semimonthly PA Withholding View
      Monthly PA Withholding View
      Quarterly PA Withholding View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      WH Filing: Employers on a semi-weekly deposit schedule must file electronically.

      W-2: Employers that report 250 or more employees have to file electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      Effective 1/1/2014, employers that report a withholding liability of $1,000 or more must pay electronically.

      Employers on a semi-weekly withholding deposit schedule must pay electronically. The agency highly recommends all employers make electronic payments

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    Unemployment Tax

    Agency Contact Information

    • Agency Name

      Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

    • Vendor Payable Name

      PA UC Fund

    • Mailing Address

      Office of UC Tax Services
      Status Determinations Unit
      Room 824
      651 Boas Street
      Harrisburg, PA 17121

      General Correspondence:
      P.O. Box 60250
      Harrisburg, PA 17106-0250

    • Phone Numbers

      UC Tax Information Line
      866-403-6163
      Out-of-State Employers call
      717-772-4903
      Within the Harrisburg area
      717-787-7679

    • Support Email

      UC-News@pa.gov

    • Agency Website URL

      http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=552162&mode=2

    • Agency Info Effective Date

      Dec 1, 2013

    • Agency Holidays

      New Year's Day - January 1
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - January 20
      President's Day - February 17
      Memorial Day - May 26
      Independence Day - July 4
      Labor Day - September 1
      Columbus Day - October 13
      Veterans' Day - November 11
      Thanksgiving Day - November 27 and 28
      Christmas - December 25
    • Holiday Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Agency Account Number Formats

      Account Number Name

      PA Dept of Labor and Ind Emp Acct No. and Check Digit

    • QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)

      9999999

    • Account Number Effective Date

      Dec 1, 2013

    Agency Tax Rate Detail

    • Minimum Rate

      2.801%

    • Maximum Rate

      15.098%

    • New Rate

      3.678%

    • Rate Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2013

    • Employer Wage Base

      Wage Base Amount

      $8,750.00

    • Wage Base Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Employee Rates

      Fixed Rate

      0.07%

    • Rate Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2013

    Agency Surcharge Detail

    • Surcharge Name

      Employer Additional Contribution Tax

    • Creditable to FUTA

      Yes

    • Fixed Rate

      0.65%

    • Wage Base Amount

      $8,750.00

    • Surcharge Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    • Last Verified Date

      Oct 31, 2013

    Agency Tax Payment Details

    • Tax Payment Name

      PA Unemployment Insurance

    • Last Verified Date

      Jan 6, 2014

    Tax Payment Frequency Detail

    • Payment Frequency Payment Name  
      Quarterly PA Unemployment Insurance View

    Electronic Mandate Requirements

    • Employer Filing Requirements

      Effective for first quarter 2014 filings, all employers will need to file electronically.

    • Employer Payment Requirements

      No mandate

    • Effective Date

      Jan 1, 2014

    Other Payroll Taxes

    Pennsylvania Local Tax

    E-file & Pay

    Electronic Form Requirement Detail

    • Form ID  
      PA-501 (EFT or Telefile Only) View
      PA-W3 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.pa100.state.pa.us/about_online_pa100.htm

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

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

      Online PA-100 Business Registration

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      http://www.pa100.state.pa.us/

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Must register first to use the site & then you will be able to complete the business application

      You will automatically receive your account number(s) via e-mail if you provide your e-mail address in section 4. If you do not provide your e-mail address, do not have an e-mail address, or do not receive your e-mail notification you may retrieve your account number(s), simply by logging on to http://www.pa100.state.pa.us the next business day after you complete the online PA100. Click on Check Application Status and enter your Application ID and 4-digit PIN. Your PIN will be assigned when you start a new application on the next screen. Be sure to write down your Application ID and PIN or print the screen as a record.

    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.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/registration/18210

    • Is there a registration fee?

      No

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

      Online PA-100 Business Registration

    • What is the link to the form for registration?

      http://www.pa100.state.pa.us/

    • Additional information about the registration for this state.

      Must register first to use the site & then you will be able to complete the business application

      You will automatically receive your account number(s) via e-mail if you provide your e-mail address in section 4. If you do not provide your e-mail address, do not have an e-mail address, or do not receive your e-mail notification you may retrieve your account number(s), simply by logging on to http://www.pa100.state.pa.us the next business day after you complete the online PA100. Click on Check Application Status and enter your Application ID and 4-digit PIN. Your PIN will be assigned when you start a new application on the next screen. Be sure to write down your Application ID and PIN or print the screen as a record.