New Jersey Payroll Taxes
CorpNet can help you register for New Jersey payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.
New Jersey Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
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New Jersey Payroll Tax FAQs
What Are the New Jersey State Payroll Taxes?
New Jersey manages state payroll taxes through the NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services.
- Income Taxes: New Jersey has a progressive income tax depending on the employee’s filing status and income level, up to 11.8%. Employers with employees working or living in Newark and Jersey City must register with those cities and also pay a 1% employer tax.
- Unemployment Insurance (UI): Employers and employees contribute to unemployment insurance with rates ranging from 0.4% to 5.4%. New employers pay a flat rate of 2.68%.
- Disability Insurance (DI): New employers pay 0.5% on employee wages (employees contribute 0.47%). The tax rate for existing employers is based on each employer’s claims history.
- Family Leave Insurance (FLI): New Jersey only requires employees to contribute to the state FLI plan. Employers can provide employees with family leave insurance through a private company, but it cannot cost employees more than the state plan does.
- NJ Workforce Development Partnership Fund: Employers contribute 0.1175%, employees contribute 0.0425%.
What is Unemployment Insurance Tax?
What is Disability Insurance?
What is Family Leave Insurance (FLI)?
What is the NJ Workforce Development Partnership Fund?
Am I Required to Register for Payroll Taxes in New Jersey?
Do My New Jersey Household Employees Require Registration and Payroll Taxes?
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.
What if I Don’t Have a Payroll Processor?
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