New Jersey Payroll Tax Registration

Welcome to New Jersey! As an employer in the state, it is important to register for payroll tax to ensure compliance with the state's regulations and to accurately withhold and remit taxes on behalf of your employees.

How New Jersey Payroll Registration Works

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

Use Mosey to register for payroll tax in New Jersey.

New Jersey Withholding Tax Setup

If you have employees in New Jersey, you are required to register as an employer with the New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. You will be issued a Taxpayer ID from the Division of Taxation for income tax withholding. You will also be registered for Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Family Leave Insurance with the Department of Labor at the same time.

  1. File Application for Business Registration

    You can file the Application for Business Registration (Form NJ-REG) online through the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services.

New Jersey Unemployment Insurance Setup

If you have employees in New Jersey, you are required to register as an employer with the New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. You will be issued an employer account from the Department of Labor for Unemployment Insurance, Disability Insurance, and Family Leave Insurance. You will also be registered for Income Tax Withholding with the Division of Taxation at the same time.

  1. File Application for Business Registration

    You can file the Application for Business Registration (Form NJ-REG) online through the Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services.

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