Kansas Payroll Tax Registration

Congratulations on hiring a new employee in Kansas! To ensure compliance with state regulations, employers are required to register for payroll tax with the Kansas Department of Revenue, allowing you to report and remit the necessary taxes on behalf of your employee.

How Kansas Payroll Registration Works

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

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Kansas Withholding Tax Setup

Employers with Kansas employees must register with the Kansas Department of Revenue for a withholding tax account.

  1. Register to KDOR Customer Service Center

    Visit the Kansas Department of Revenue Customer Service Center online to sign up for an account.

  2. Contact Electronic Services

    After signing up on the Kansas Department of Revenue Customer Service Center, contact Electronic Services for your access code.

  3. Add a Withholding Tax Account to Your Login

    Once you receive your access code, go to "New Tax Registration" on the homepage to add and connect your withholding account to your login.

  4. Configure Payroll with Your Withholding Account ID

    Provide your withholding tax account ID to your payroll provider.

Kansas Unemployment Insurance Setup

Employers must register with the Kansas Department of Labor for an Unemployment Insurance account.

  1. Register for a Kansas Unemployment Tax Account

    Employers with Kansas employees must register with Department of Labor for an Unemployment Insurance tax account. The Department will review your registration, assign you an employer account number, and send you the account number and a PIN.

  2. Configure Payroll with your Unemployment Tax Number

    Add your employer account number and Unemployment Insurance contribution rate to your payroll provider.

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