Last Updated August 25, 2017
New York State Department of Taxation & Finance – Withholding Tax
New York State Department of Labor – Unemployment tax
Add to existing company setup
Submit a request to your service team to add NY (withholding) and/or NYSUI (unemployment) to your company setup. Also inform your service team should you require any Local Tax (MCTCT, Yonkers, City). Please include the below with your request:
New York State Department of Taxation & Finance
- Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency. If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 518-485-6654.
New York State Department of Labor
- 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 518-457-2635.
Power of Attorney – POA is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.
Register a new company
New York State Department of Taxation & Finance & New York State Department of Labor
Registration is combined for both withholding and unemployment. Employers can register online at https://applications.labor.ny.gov/eRegWeb/registerEmployer/uiEPMWelcomeMain.faces. Select Begin Registration at the bottom of the page. Follow the prompts to register your business. Please select No to have any UI related mail directed to your payroll provider. Once completed you will receive your account number, deposit frequency, and rate within 7 – 10 days.
Third Party Registration and/or Power of Attorney Instructions
Power of Attorney is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.