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.
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If you have employees in Arkansas, you must register for a withholding tax account with the Department of Finance and Administration.
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.
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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Navigating the nuances of paying yourself from a limited liability company (LLC) can be challenging. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of the different approaches and tax implications that LLC owners need to be aware of.
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Business privilege and mercantile tax (BPM) is a tax assessed on the gross receipts of specific types of businesses, commonly retailers and wholesalers. Originating from the Pennsylvania Local Tax Enabling Act of 1965, this tax serves as compensation for businesses availing local governmental services, such as public safety measures.
BPM has undergone multiple changes since 1965. By 1988, the Pennsylvania Local Tax Reform Commission labeled it as a “nuisance tax,” primarily due to inadequacies in the legislative framework and vagueness surrounding the tax base.
Operating a startup is complex. Founders and leadership teams need to juggle competing priorities, from seeking funding to managing the team to attending to an array of human resources, accounting, and administrative tasks. Operating a business that employs workers in multiple states is even more complicated: If your business is incorporated in Delaware and you want to hire remote employees in Maine, Nevada, and Arizona, the HR, accounting, and admin tasks quadruple.
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