Arkansas Payroll Tax Registration
Congratulations on hiring a new employee in Arkansas! To ensure compliance with state regulations, it is essential to understand the process of payroll tax registration in Arkansas, which involves registering with the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) to report and remit payroll taxes on behalf of your employees.
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.
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.
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.