Kentucky

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Agency Information

Kentucky Department of Revenue – Withholding Tax
Kentucky Office of Employment and Training – Unemployment tax

Add to existing company setup

Submit a request to your service team to add KY (withholding) and/or KYSUI  (unemployment) to your company setup.  Please include the below with your request:

  • Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency.  If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 502-564-7287.
  • Unemployment – Account Number and Tax rate.  This can be found on a Tax Rate Notice or the Quarterly contribution report.  If you’re unsure of your tax rate or account number, you can call the agency at 502-564-2272.
  • Power of Attorney- POA upon request, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.

Register a new company

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training

Register online at https://kewes.ky.gov/EmployerReg/empAcctIntro_welcome.aspx.  Select the correct prompt for your business.  Once completed you will receive your account number within 2 weeks.

Third Party Registration and/or Power of Attorney Instructions

Power of Attorney upon request, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.