South Dakota Payroll Tax Registration

As an employer in South Dakota who has recently hired an employee, it is important to understand the process of payroll tax registration in order to meet your legal obligations. This introduction aims to provide you with a clear and general overview of the steps involved in registering for payroll taxes in South Dakota.

How South Dakota Payroll Registration Works

There is one payroll tax setup task you may need to complete in South Dakota 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 South Dakota agencies or use Mosey to do it.

Use Mosey to register for payroll tax in South Dakota.

South Dakota Reemployment Assistance Registration

Employers who have one or more employees, paid wages of $1,500 or more, or are covered under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) are required to pay unemployment insurance taxes (known as the South Dakota Reemployment Assistance). All newly established businesses are required to register with the Department of Labor and Regulation.

  1. Create a DLR Account

    Create a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) Account.

  2. Register for South Dakota Reemployment Assistance

    Log into your DLR account to register your business for a Reemployment Assistance Tax account.

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