Register for
South Dakota Payroll Taxes

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

South Dakota 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 South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation.
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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 South Dakota UI 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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Need Your Payroll Tax Registration Done Fast?

Try our expedited services. We’ll process your order with CorpNet in 3-5 business days.*

*Processing times cannot be guaranteed and are at the discretion of the state of South Dakota.

South Dakota Payroll Tax FAQs

What is 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. South Dakota’s unemployment tax is called a “reemployment assistance tax” and is managed through the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation.

What State Payroll Taxes Apply in South Dakota?

  • South Dakota Income Tax: has no state income tax, so as an employer, you are not required to register for state payroll taxes. However, you are still required to withhold federal income taxes and federal payroll taxes such as Social Security and Medicare.
  • South Dakota Reemployment Assistance Tax: South Dakota employers pay a varying reemployment assistance tax rate of 0% to 9.5% on a taxable wage base of $15,000. New employers pay a flat tax of 1.2%. New construction employers pay 6%. New employers also pay an investment fee of .55% for the first three years in business.

Am I Required to Register for Payroll Taxes?

All South Dakota employers must register with the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation.

Do My Household Employees Require Payroll Registration?

Employers are required to pay reemployment assistance taxes for domestic help if paid wages for domestic employment are $1,000 or more in a calendar quarter in the current or preceding calendar year.

Does South Dakota Require an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number?

Once CorpNet registers your business with the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation, you will be issued a South Dakota UI Account Number. Your account number is required for all interactions to ensure your account is accurate. You must provide your account number 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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