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West Virginia Employer Tax Information

To sign up for Square’s online payroll services in West Virginia, you must be registered with the West Virginia State Tax Department and WorkForce West Virginia so we can pay and file your state taxes.

Agency Required Tax Information Format
West Virginia State Tax Department West Virginia Withholding Tax Account Number 0000-0000 (8 digits)
WorkForce West Virginia West Virginia Unemployment Compensation Account Number 000000000-0 (10 digits)
West Virginia Contribution Rate X.XX%

West Virginia Tax Account Numbers

West Virginia Withholding Tax Account Number

  • If you are a new business, register online with the WV State Tax Department to retrieve your account number. You can find additional information on registering by mail in this booklet.
  • If you already have a WV Withholding Tax Account Number, you can find this on previous tax filings or correspondence from the WV State Tax Department. If you’re unsure, contact the agency at 1-304-558-3333.

West Virginia Unemployment Compensation Account Number and Tax Rate

  • If you are a new business, register online with WorkForce WV to retrieve your account number and tax rate. The Contribution Rate for most new employers is 2.70%.
  • If you already have a WV Unemployment Compensation Account Number and tax rate, you can look this up online or find it on the Notice of Contribution Rate mailed by Workforce WV. If your account number is less than 10 digits, please add zeros to the beginning of the number. If you’re unsure, contact the agency at 1-800-252-JOBS (1-800-252-5627).

West Virginia Payroll Tax Details

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

Agency Filing Frequency
West Virginia State Tax Department Employer's West Virginia Income Tax Withheld (IT-101V) After Every Pay Run
Wage and Tax Statement (W-2) Annually
Withholding Year End Reconciliation (IT-103) Annually
WorkForce West Virginia Quarterly Wage and Contribution Report (WVUC-A-154) Quarterly
West Virginia New Hire Reporting Center New Hire Report As Needed
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