Indiana Payroll Tax Registration

As an employer in the state of Indiana, it is important to understand the process of payroll tax registration. This involves registering with the Indiana Department of Revenue to ensure compliance with state tax laws and fulfill your obligations as an employer.

How Indiana Payroll Registration Works

There are 2 payroll tax setup tasks you may need to complete in Indiana 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 Indiana agencies or use Mosey to do it.

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Indiana Withholding Tax Setup

Employers paying wages to Indiana residents must register with the Department of Revenue for income tax withholding with the Business Tax Application (Form BT-1).

  1. Register for an Indiana Taxpayer Identification Number Online

    Apply for a Taxpayer Identification Number and withholding account online with INBiz. You will receive your Taxpayer Identification Number within two to three hours after completing the registration online.

  2. Configure Payroll with Your Withholding Account ID

    Upon receipt, provide your Withholding Tax Account ID to your payroll provider.

Indiana Unemployment Insurance Setup

Employers with Indiana employees must register with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development for Unemployment Insurance tax. Note: You are not supposed to register until wages have been paid but must do so during the first quarter you are liable to report wages.

  1. Register for an Unemployment Insurance Account

    Register online using the Uplink Employer Self Service website.

  2. Configure Payroll with Unemployment Insurance Information

    Add your Unemployment Account Number and Unemployment Insurance contribution rate to your payroll provider.

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