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Authorize QuickBooks as your Texas unemployment Third Party Agent

by Intuit Updated 1 week ago

Learn how to authorize QuickBooks to act as your payroll agent in Texas (TX).

Texas has implemented a Third Party Administrator (TPA) process. When you set up your new payroll service or when you add a new employee in Texas, you need to authorize QuickBooks as your payroll agent with the state so we can update your tax rate. 

Note: Not sure which payroll service you have? Here's how to find your payroll service.

Follow the steps below to authorize QuickBooks as your payroll agent.

  1. Go to the Texas Workforce Commission website.
  2. Sign in to your Texas Workforce Commission account.
  3. Select the Account Info tab.
  4. Select Third Party Authorization from the Quick Links menu.
  5. Select Written Authorization to Represent Employing Unit (Form C-42).
  6. Complete the Written Authorization form and follow the instructions to submit the form to the agency.
  7. Add the following information to these fields to add QuickBooks as your TPA.
    • Line 8: In the Grantee Name enter:
      • If you have QuickBooks Online Payroll: PayCycle Inc. 
      • If you have QuickBooks Desktop Payroll Assisted: Computing Resources Inc.
    • Line 9: Grantee TWC Account Number- leave this field blank as it isn't required. 
    • Line 9: For Grantee address enter 6888 Sierra Center PKWY., Reno, NV, 89511
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