To sign up for Square’s payroll services in New Jersey, you must be registered with the New Jersey Division of Revenue and New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development so we can pay and file your state taxes.

Agency Tax ID Tax ID Format
New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services New Jersey Employer Registration Number XXX-XXX-XXX (9 digits)
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development Unemployment Experience Rate

Disability Insurance Rate
X.XXXX%


X.XXX%

New Jersey New Employer Registration

New Jersey Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services

  1. Register online as a new business.
  2. Your New Jersey Employer Registration Number will match your nine-digit Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development

  1. When you register online with the Division of Revenue, your information will be passed along to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development “which will make a timely and accurate determination of liability.” Read more about registration requirements here.

New Jersey Unemployment Experience Rate

  1. The default Unemployment Experience Rate for new employers is 2.8000%.
  2. If you are unsure of your Unemployment Experience Rate, call the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Employer Accounts department: 866-278-3822

New Jersey Disability Insurance Rate

  1. The default Disability Insurance Rate for new employers is 0.500%.
  2. If you are unsure of your Disability Insurance Rate, call the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Employer Accounts department: 866-278-3822

Find Your New Jersey Tax ID Numbers and Rates

New Jersey Employer Registration Number

  1. Your New Jersey Employer Registration Number matches your nine-digit Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN).
  2. If you are unsure of your EIN, you can locate it on any previously filed tax forms. Your EIN will be listed at the top of Form 941. Visit here for more information.

New Jersey Unemployment Experience Rate

  1. If you have set up a myNewJersey account, you can look up your Unemployment Experience Rate by logging into your account.
  2. Your Unemployment Experience Rate can be found on the Notice of Employer Contribution Rates that is mailed annually in July.
  3. Call the Department of Labor and Workforce Development: 609-633-6400

Disability Insurance Rate

  1. If you have set up a myNewJersey account, you can look up your Unemployment Experience Rate by logging into your account.
  2. Your Unemployment Experience Rate can be found on the Notice of Employer Contribution Rates that is mailed annually in July.
  3. Call the Department of Labor and Workforce Development: 609-633-6400

You are responsible for ensuring Square Payroll has the correct tax ID numbers and tax rates for your business. Please contact us if you need to update your rate.

New Jersey Payroll Tax Details

Square Payroll processes the following per the frequency below to the listed state agencies:

Agency Name Frequency
Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services and Department of Labor & Workforce Development Withholding Tax Payment Per Pay Run
Unemployment Insurance Tax Payment Quarterly
Employer’s Quarterly Report (NJ-927) Quarterly
Employer Report of Wages Paid (NJ WR-30) Quarterly
Gross Income Tax Reconciliation of Tax Withheld (NJ-W-3) Annually
Income Tax Employer Reconciliation (NJ-EFW2) Annually
New Hire Reporting Center New Hire Report Per New Employee

Learn how to locate or obtain an EIN.

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