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North Dakota Employer Tax Information

To sign up for Square’s online payroll services in North Dakota, you must be registered with the North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner and Job Service North Dakota so we can pay and file your state taxes.

Agency Required Tax Information Format
North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner North Dakota Withholding Account Number 000000000 00 (11 digits)
North Dakota Filing Frequency Monthly or Quarterly
Job Service North Dakota North Dakota UI Account Number 0000000 (7 digits)
North Dakota UI Tax Rate X.XX%

North Dakota Tax Account Numbers

North Dakota Withholding Account Number and Filing Frequency

  • If you are a new business, register online with the ND Office of State Tax Commissioner to retrieve your account number and filing frequency. You can also contact the agency at 701-328-1241 or taxregistration@nd.gov. The first 9 digits of your new account number will match your federal EIN.
  • If you already have a North Dakota Withholding Account Number and filing frequency, you can find this on correspondence from the ND Office of State Tax Commissioner. If you’re unsure, contact the agency at 701-328-1248 or withhold@nd.gov.
  • If you have been assigned an annual filing frequency for North Dakota withholding taxes, please email withhold@nd.gov to request your account be updated to a quarterly filing frequency. We do not currently support filing and paying this tax on an annual basis.

North Dakota UI Account Number and Tax Rate

  • If you are a new business, register online with Job Service North Dakota to retrieve your number and tax rate. The ND Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate for most new employers is 1.70%.
  • If you already have a ND UI Account Number and tax rate, you can look this up online or find it on the Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate and Taxable Wage Base Notice mailed by Job Service North Dakota each year. If your account number is only 6 digits long, please add a zero to the beginning. If you’re unsure, contact the agency at 701-328-2825.

North Dakota Payroll Tax Details

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

Agency Filing Frequency
North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner Withholding Tax Payment Monthly / Quarterly
Wage and Tax Statement (W-2) Annually
Job Service North Dakota Employer's Contribution and Wage Report (SFN 41263) Quarterly
North Dakota Department of Human Services New Hire Report As Needed
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