Arkansas Payroll Tax Registration

Congratulations on hiring a new employee in Arkansas! To ensure compliance with state regulations, it is important for employers to promptly register for payroll tax with the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), enabling you to fulfill your tax obligations and contribute to the state's public services and programs.

How Arkansas Payroll Registration Works

There are 2 payroll tax setup tasks you may need to complete in Arkansas to get your new hire on payroll for the first time. You can follow the guide below to help you get registered directly with the Arkansas agencies or use Mosey to do it.

Use Mosey to register for payroll tax in Arkansas.

Arkansas Withholding Tax Setup

If you have employees in Arkansas, you must register for a withholding tax account with the Department of Finance and Administration.

  1. Register for Withholding Tax Account Online

    Open the Arkansas Taxpayer Access Point website and click "Register a New Business."

Arkansas Unemployment Insurance Setup

If you employ one or more individuals for some portion of 10 or more days in a calendar year, whether or not the days are consecutive, you are required to register for an Unemployment Insurance account with the Division of Workforce Services.

  1. Register for an Unemployment Insurance Account

    Apply for a new Division of Workforce Services Employer Account Number and sign in to register for an Unemployment Insurance Account.

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