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Alaska Payroll Tax Compliance

Use this information to ensure compliance with state payroll tax regulations. Find details on tax forms, withholdings, unemployment and other tax, e-file and pay information, general state and agency information, and employer registration.

Agency Form Detail

Form ID Tax Code Form Name
TQ01C (Filing) UI Quarterly Contribution Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Quarterly Contribution Report
Filing Frequency
Quarterly
Filing Due Dates
Due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter. (April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31)
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
Yes
File Zero Liability Rules
Yes

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail
Payment Methods-DIY
Check

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
Check
New Hire Report (Filing) UI Report of New Hires
Form Name
Report of New Hires
Filing Frequency
As required
Filing Due Dates
Due no later than 20 days after the new hire starts.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
No
File Zero Wages Rule
No
File Zero Liability Rules
No

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
N/A

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Vendor Payable Name
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Mailing Address
Employment Security Tax PO Box 115509 Juneau, AK 99811-5509
Phone Numbers
Employment Security Tax Section 907-465-2757 or Toll Free: 888-448-3527 or 888-448-2937 Employer New Accounts (888) 448-3527
Support Email
esd.tax@alaska.gov
Agency Website URL
http://www.labor.state.ak.us/estax/home.htm

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays refer to Agency IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays that are not on a Federal Reserve Holiday: March 25-Seward Day October 18th - Alaska Day

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
AK Dept of Labor and Workforce Dev Employer Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
00099999 or 99999999

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
1%
Maximum Rate
5.4%
New Employer Rate
1%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$39,900.00

Employee Rates

Effective Date
Fixed Rate
0.5%

Employee Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$39,900.00

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Solvency Tax
Creditable to FUTA
Yes
Fixed Rate
-0.4%
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
N/A
New Employer Rate
N/A
Wage Base Amount
$39,900.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
12-12-2018

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
AK Unemployment Insurance

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
03-11-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly AK Unemployment Insurance
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
AK Unemployment Insurance
Frequency
Quarterly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Quarter
Due Date
Due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter (April 30, July 31, October 31, January 31).
Threshold Requirement
Not applicable

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
Employers who report 50 or more employees have to file electronically.
Employer Payment Requirements
No Mandate

Unemployment Insurance Tax

How does the agency prefer the employer to register?
Online
Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?
https://my.alaska.gov/NewAccount.aspx
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
AK Employer Registration
What is the link to the form for registration?
http://www.labor.state.ak.us/estax/forms/AER.pdf
Additional information about the registration for this state.
The account number will be issued in 7-10 days when submitting the application via the online system, faxed or mailed.

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