If you have recently hired an employee in Maryland, it is important to understand the process of payroll tax registration. This registration is necessary for employers to comply with state tax laws and ensure the accurate withholding and reporting of payroll taxes.
How Maryland Payroll Registration Works
There are 2 payroll tax setup tasks you may need to complete in Maryland 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 Maryland agencies or use Mosey to do it.
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If you have employees in Maryland, you are required to register for a withholding tax account with the Comptroller of Maryland.
File Combined Registration Application Online
File the Maryland Combined Registration Online Application with the Comptroller of Maryland to register for a withholding tax account. Note: Although you may include an application for an Unemployment Insurance account using this form, you will receive your Unemployment Insurance account ID faster by registering directly with the Division of Unemployment Insurance Beacon system.
Create a bFile Account
Create an account for the Comptroller of Maryland's bFile service to manage and file business taxes online.
Maryland Unemployment Insurance Setup
If you have employees in Maryland, you are required to register for an account with the Division of Unemployment Insurance.
Register for an Unemployment Insurance Account Online
Use the Division of Unemployment Insurance Beacon system to register for an Unemployment Insurance account. After registration is complete, you will find a 10-digit employer number and your Unemployment Insurance tax rate on the confirmation page.
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Paid sick leave (PSL) is time off that allows employees to recover from short-term illnesses or attend medical appointments without losing their regular wages.
Unlike unpaid leave, which is federally mandated under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), PSL is employer-funded. Generally, employees accrue this type of leave based on hours worked.
For instance, you could earn one hour of PSL for every 30 hours you work, up to a set limit, such as seven days per year.
Choosing between an LLC and an S-corp can be a game-changer for your business. In this guide, we break it all down to help you make an informed decision. Plus, find out how you can simplify your compliance tasks, no matter which path you choose.
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Whether you’re the founder of a small business, a chief people officer, or an HR head, understanding the importance of an Employer Identification Number (EIN) is crucial. Think of it as a Social Security Number but for your business.
It’s your business’s unique identifier in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). But why do you need one, and how do you get it? Let’s unpack it.
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