To sign up for Square’s online payroll services in Utah, you must be registered with the Utah State Tax Commission (STC) and Utah Department of Workforce Services (DWS) so we can pay and file your state taxes.

Agency Required Tax Information Tax ID Format
Utah State Tax Commission Utah Withholding Account ID 00000000-000-WTH (11 digits + WTH)
Utah Department of Workforce Services DWS Employer Registration Number C0-000000-0 (C + 8 digits)
Unemployment Tax Contribution Rate X.XX%

Utah New Employer Registration

Utah Withholding Account ID

  1. Register online as a new business.
  2. You will receive your Withholding Account ID within 2 weeks from the Utah Department of Revenue. Please do not enter the temporary account number provided after registering online.

DWS Employer Registration Number

  1. Register online as a new business.
  2. You will receive your Employer Registration Number within 15 days.

Unemployment Tax Contribution Rate

You will be assigned an Unemployment Tax Contribution Rate based on your industry. For more information, contact the agency at (801) 526-9235.

Find Your Utah Tax ID Numbers and Rates

Utah Withholding Account ID

  • You can find your Withholding Account ID on any mail you have received from the State Tax Commission, or or any previously filed tax forms.
  • If you’re unsure, contact the agency at (801) 297-2200.

DWS Employer Registration Number

  • You can find your Employer Registration Number on any mail you have received from the Department of Workforce Services.
  • If you’re unsure, contact the agency at (801) 526-9235.

Unemployment Tax Contribution Rate

  • You can find your Unemployment Tax Contribution Rate on the Contribution Rate Notice sent by the Department of Workforce Services.
  • If you’re unsure, contact the agency at (801) 526-9235.

Utah Payroll Tax Details

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

Agency Name Frequency
Utah State Tax Commission Withholding Tax Payment (TC-941PC) Pay Per Run
Withholding Tax Filing (TC-941) Quarterly
Annual Withholding Tax Filing (TC-941R) Annually
State W-2 Reporting Annually
Utah Department of Workforce Services Unemployment Insurance Tax Payment Quarterly
Unemployment Insurance Quarterly Wage List and Contribution Report Quarterly
New Hire Reporting Per New Employee

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