Vermont Payroll Tax Registration

As an employer in Vermont, it is important to understand the process of payroll tax registration. This involves registering with the Vermont Department of Taxes to fulfill your obligations for withholding and remitting payroll taxes for your employees in the state.

How Vermont Payroll Registration Works

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

Use Mosey to register for payroll tax in Vermont.

Vermont Withholding Tax Setup

Employers with Vermont employees must register with the Department of Taxes for a withholding tax account.

  1. Register for a Withholding Tax Account

    Visit myVTax to sign up for a withholding tax account. After signing up, click the bar "Need An Account? Click Here to Register" on the myVTax homepage.

  2. Configure Payroll with Your Withholding Account ID

    Provide your withholding tax account ID to your payroll provider.

Vermont Unemployment Insurance Setup

Employers with employees in Vermont must register with the Vermont Department of Labor for an Unemployment Insurance account.

  1. Register for an Unemployment Insurance Account

    If you are reporting 250 employees or less, you should sign up to use the Vermont Internet Tax and Wage System. Large employers with more than 250 employees and 3rd Party/payroll services must complete and email the following forms to the Employer Services Unit at Labor.UIandWages@vermont.gov: (1) Registration Form, (2) Memorandum of Understanding, and (3) Power of Attorney.

  2. Configure Payroll with Unemployment Insurance Information

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

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