North Carolina Payroll Taxes
CorpNet can help you register for North Carolina payroll taxes. This saves you time and money, while also making it quick and easy to pay your employees.
North Carolina Payroll Tax Registration Bundle
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North Carolina Payroll Tax FAQs
What Payroll Taxes Apply in North Carolina ?
- North Carolina Income Tax: North Carolina employers withhold a flat income tax rate of 5.25%.
- North Carolina Local City Payroll Taxes: There are no local city payroll taxes.
- North Carolina Unemployment Insurance (UI): Employers with employees earning a wage base of $26,000 pay for each employees’ unemployment insurance at a rate between 060% and 5.760%. New employers pay a flat 1% rate.
- North Carolina Unemployment Reserve Fund: Employers are also required to pay a 20% surtax on UI contributions in a calendar year when the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund is less than $1 billion.
What is North Carolina’s Unemployment Insurance Tax?
Am I Required to Register for Payroll Taxes in North Carolina?
Do North Carolina Household Employees Require Payroll Tax Registration?
Does North Carolina Require an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number?
What is an Employer Payroll Tax Account 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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