Michigan Payroll Taxes
CorpNet can help you register for Michigan payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.
Michigan Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
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Michigan Payroll Tax FAQs
Am I Required to Register for Michigan Payroll Taxes?
What Do Michigan’s Payroll Taxes Include?
Michigan manages state payroll taxes through the Michigan Department of Treasury.
- Michigan Income Taxes: Michigan has a flat income tax rate of 4.25%.
- Michigan Local City Payroll Taxes: The following Michigan cities levy a local income tax of 1% on resident employees (R) and 0.5% on nonresident employees (NR): Albion, Battle Creek, Benton Harbor, Big Rapids, East Lansing, Flint, Grayling, Hamtramck, Hudson, Ionia, Jackson, Lansing, Lapeer, Muskegon, Muskegon Heights, Pontiac, Port Huron, Portland, Springfield, and Walker. Residents and nonresidents who work in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Highland Park, and Saginaw pay the following local taxes:
- Detroit 2.4% R, 1.2% NR
- Grand Rapids 1.5% R, 0.75% NR
- Highland Park 2% R, 1% NR
- Saginaw 1.5% R, 0.75% NR
- Unemployment Insurance (UI): Employers contribute to unemployment insurance with rates ranging from 0.06% to 10.3%. New employers pay a flat rate of 2.7%. New construction employers pay a flat rate of 8.2%.
What is the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Tax?
What is an Employer Registration Number?
What Kind of Information Do I Need for Payroll Tax Registration?
- Name and Social Security number of all responsible parties
- Doing Business As (DBA), if applicable
- Physical business address and mailing address
- Business phone number
- Valid email address (contact person and business)
- Nine-digit federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
- Industry description
What if I Don’t Have an EIN?
An EIN is a Federal Tax Identification Number provided by the IRS. If you do not have an EIN already, CorpNet can obtain one for you via their FTIN service.
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