Register for
Minnesota Payroll Taxes

CorpNet can help you register for Minnesota payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.

Minnesota Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
Starting at $199

Here’s How It Works

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We collect your information.

CorpNet will collect information about you and your business to determine your eligibility for online registration with the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program.
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We check for accuracy.

Based on the information you’ve provided, we will pre-qualify your business to ensure your account information is accurate and consistent.
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We work closely with you.

Your dedicated CorpNet agent will collect any additional information needed to successfully complete your tax registration request. Once we have all we need, we will submit your application to the state.
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We deliver!

We’ll process your order within 7-10 business days, and depending on state processing times, provide you with your Minnesota Tax Withholding Account Number and Unemployment Tax Account Number. You’ll be able to give these details to your payroll provider to help you pay your employees faster.

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Minnesota Payroll Tax FAQs

What Are Minnesota State Payroll Taxes?

  • Minnesota Income Tax: Minnesota has a progressive income tax rate ranging from 5.35% to 9.85%, with varying tax brackets.
  • Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Tax: Minnesota employers pay an unemployment tax on a taxable wage base of $35,000. New employers pay a tax rate based on the average rate for their industry. New construction businesses also pay a varying rate.

What is Minnesota’s Unemployment Insurance Tax?

Unemployment Insurance Tax (UI) is a federally-mandated, state-run program that provides temporary payments to unemployed workers whose employment status is not a result of their own actions. Minnesota’s unemployment tax is managed through the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program. Minnesota has a complicated rate system that takes the business’s industry, history of claims, and balance of the UI Trust Fund into account.

Am I Required to Register for Minnesota Payroll Taxes?

Yes. All Minnesota employers must register with the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program.

Do Minnesota Household Employees Require Payroll Registration?

You are not required to withhold Minnesota income tax from household employees’ wages. You may withhold Minnesota income tax if a household employee asks you to withhold and you agree to do so. If you decide to withhold, you must register with the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Employers of household employees must also pay state unemployment insurance tax.

Do I Need an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number in Minnesota?

Once CorpNet registers your business with the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program, you will be issued a Minnesota Tax Withholding Account Number and an Unemployment Tax Account Number. Your account numbers are required for all interactions to ensure your account is accurate. You must provide your account numbers when filing returns and making deposits in all electronic and paper filings.

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.

What if I Don’t Have a Payroll Processor?

CorpNet works with the leading payroll processors and we can connect you with our trusted partners who will pay your employees, accrue the necessary taxes, and complete the necessary payments and documentation with state and federal authorities.

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