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Georgia 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
DOL-4 Part I & II or called (DOL-4N) (Filing) UI Employer's Quarterly Tax and Wage Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Employer's Quarterly Tax and Wage 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
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
New Hire Report (Filing) UI New Hire Report
Effective Date
Form Name
New Hire Report
Filing Frequency
As required
Filing Due Dates
Due within 10 days after the employee is hired, rehired or returns to work. Employers who submit reports magnetically or electronically should submit the reports in two monthly transmissions not more than sixteen (16) days apart.
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
G-1003 (Filing) WH Income Statement Transmittal
Effective Date
Form Name
Income Statement Transmittal
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
Due January 31st for W2 filings *1099 - due dates depend on Form type filing
Holiday and Weekend Rules
If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday the due date is the next banking day.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
Yes
File Zero Wages Rule
Yes
File Zero Liability Rules
Yes
Filing Acknowledgement
Postmark
Filing Acknowledgement Note
Agency accepts the postmark date as the received date.

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Desktop Payroll

Effective Date
Filing Methods-DIY
Print and Mail

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
N/A
G-7 (Monthly) (Filing) WH Quarterly Return for Monthly Payer
Effective Date
Form Name
Quarterly Return for Monthly Payer
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). Must include all payments made during the quarter.
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 E-file
Payment Methods-DIY
Check E-pay

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
G-7 (Quarterly) (Filing) WH Quarterly Return for Quarterly Payers
Effective Date
Form Name
Quarterly Return for Quarterly Payers
Filing Frequency
Quarterly Annual
Filing Due Dates
Quarterly: Due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter. (April 30, July 31, October 31, and January 31). Annual: Due January 31 of the following year.
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 E-file
Payment Methods-DIY
Check E-pay

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
G-7/Sch B (Filing) WH Quarterly Return for Semi-Weekly Payer
Effective Date
Form Name
Quarterly Return for Semi-Weekly Payer
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). Must include all payments made during the quarter. EFT Payment Semiweekly: Due the following Friday (for pay dates that fall on Saturday through Tuesday). Due the following Wednesday (for pay dates that fall on Wednesday through Friday).
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
E-File Only
Payment Methods-DIY
E-Pay

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing and/or payment submission to the agency. or Worksheet to be used to assist with the filing and/or payment submission to the agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit
State W2 (Filing) WH Wage and Tax Statement
Effective Date
Form Name
Wage and Tax Statement
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
Due January 31st
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
E-file

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic filing submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
N/A
GA-V (Payment) WH Withholding Payment Voucher
Effective Date
Form Name
Withholding Payment Voucher
Filing Frequency
Monthly
Filing Due Dates
Due the 15th day of the following month. The due date for ACH Debit is the business day before the actual due date by 3PM ET.
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
Payment Methods-DIY
Check w/Voucher E-pay

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Worksheet to be used to assist with the payment submission to the agency.
Payment Methods
Check

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Georgia Department of Revenue
Vendor Payable Name
Georgia Department of Revenue
Mailing Address
1800 Century Boulevard, NE Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone Numbers
Business Services Unit 877-423-6711
Support Email
withholding.issues@dor.ga.gov
Agency Website URL
http://dor.georgia.gov/withholding-0

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays Refer to Agency, IRS, Tax Items, WH/SS/Medicare State observed holidays State Holiday - April 22 State Holiday - November 29 Honor's Washington Birthday - December 24th

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
GA Dept of Revenue Withholding ID No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
9999999-ZZ

Agency Withholding Details

Effective Date
WH Supported?
Yes
Allowance Amount Detail
Standard deductions: Married Filing Joint return $6,000.00 Single /Head of Household $4,600.00 Married filing separately $3,000.00 Exemptions: Married Joint Return - $7,400.00 Single/Head of Household- $2,700.00 Married Filing Separate - $3,700.00 Dependent(s)- $3,000.00
Supplemental Rate Detail
Varies between 2% -6% based on income. wage paid under $8000 is 2%; $8000- $10,000 is 3%;$10,001-12,000 is 4%; $12,001-15,000 is 5%; over $15,000 is 5.75%

W4 Requirements

Effective Date
Can Use Federal W4?
No

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
02-19-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Annual GA Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding
Frequency
Annual
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Year
Due Date
January 31st of the following year
Threshold Requirement
$800 or less per year
Monthly GA Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding
Frequency
Monthly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Month
Due Date
15th day of the following month
Threshold Requirement
$201 or more per month
Next Day GA Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding
Frequency
Next Day
Liability Accrual Period
One-Day Rule
Due Date
Next banking day after the payday
Threshold Requirement
$100,000 or more required to be withheld for a payday
Quarterly GA Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding
Frequency
Quarterly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Quarter
Due Date
Last day of the month following the end of the quarter
Threshold Requirement
$200 per month or less, but more than $800 per year
Semiweekly GA Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA Withholding
Frequency
Semiweekly
Liability Accrual Period
Wednesday, Thursday or Friday Saturday, Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday
Due Date
Wednesday - Friday payday - by the following Wednesday Saturday - Tuesday payday - by the following Friday
Threshold Requirement
More than $50,000

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
WH Filing: Employers must file electronically if they must pay electronically. Any amendments must also be paid and filed electronically. W-2s: If you file and pay electronically, you must file the G-1003 and related income statements electronically. Employers who report 250 or more wage statements must file both the tax and wage reports electronically.
Employer Payment Requirements
If the total tax withheld exceeds $500.00, the amount must be remitted via EFT. Employers who have to pay electronically must also file electronically. Any amendments must also be paid and filed electronically.

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Georgia Department of Labor
Vendor Payable Name
Georgia Dept. of Labor
Mailing Address
148 Andrew Young International Blvd., NE Atlanta, GA 30303-1751
Phone Numbers
Customer Service 404-232-3001 or 877-709-8185 Employer New Accounts 404-232-3301
Support Website URL
http://www.dol.state.ga.us/contact_subject.htm
Agency Website URL
http://www.dol.state.ga.us/em/

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays Refer to Agency, IRS, Tax Items, WH/SS/Medicare State observed holidays State Holiday - April 22 State Holiday - November 29 Honor's Washington Birthday - December 24th

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
GA Dept of Labor Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
999999-99

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
0.04%
Maximum Rate
8.1%
New Employer Rate
2.64%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$9,500.00

Employee Rates

Fixed Rate
N/A

Employee Wage Base

Wage Base Amount
N/A

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Admin. Assessment
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
0.06%
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
N/A
New Employer Rate
0.06%
Wage Base Amount
$9,500.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA UI and Admin Assessment

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
02-20-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly GA UI and Admin Assessment
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
GA UI and Admin Assessment
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
NA

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
UI FIling: Employers who report for 100 or more employees must file both the tax and wage reports electronically.
Employer Payment Requirements
No Mandate

Electronic Form Requirement Detail

Form ID
G-7 (Monthly)
Effective Date
Filing Enrollment Instructions
You do not need to enroll with Georgia DOR in order to e-file through Quickbooks.
Payment Enrollment Instructions
Not applicable.
Login Requirements
No User ID, PIN or password required!
Additional Login Requirements
Not applicable.
Change Bank Account Instruction
Not applicable.
Alternative Submission Process
File directly on the Georgia Tax Center Information. You must signup for web access with Georgia in order to file and pay on-line through the website. You'll need the following key information to complete the signup: - Georgia Withholding Number (STIN) - Federal Identification Number (FEIN) - Most recent payment amount If you already have a Georgia withholding number, you should continue using it. If you do not have a number, contact the Registration & Licensing Unit at 1-877-423-6711 or 404-417-4490 for assistance. Alternatively, you can print and mail your form.
G-7 (Quarterly)
Effective Date
Filing Enrollment Instructions
You do not need to enroll with Georgia DOR in order to e-file through Quickbooks.
Payment Enrollment Instructions
Not applicable.
Login Requirements
No User ID, PIN or password required!
Additional Login Requirements
Not applicable.
Change Bank Account Instruction
Not applicable.
Alternative Submission Process
File directly on the Georgia Tax Center Information. You must signup for web access with Georgia in order to file and pay on-line through the website. You'll need the following key information to complete the signup: - Georgia Withholding Number (STIN) - Federal Identification Number (FEIN) - Most recent payment amount If you already have a Georgia withholding number, you should continue using it. If you do not have a number, contact the Registration & Licensing Unit at 1-877-423-6711 or 404-417-4490 for assistance. Alternatively, you can print and mail your form.
G-7/Sch B
Effective Date
Filing Enrollment Instructions
You do not need to enroll with Georgia DOR in order to e-file through Quickbooks.
Payment Enrollment Instructions
Not applicable.
Login Requirements
No User ID, PIN or password required!
Additional Login Requirements
Not applicable.
Change Bank Account Instruction
Not applicable.
Alternative Submission Process
File directly on the Georgia Tax Center Information. You must signup for web access with Georgia in order to file and pay on-line through the website. You'll need the following key information to complete the signup: - Georgia Withholding Number (STIN) - Federal Identification Number (FEIN) - Most recent payment amount If you already have a Georgia withholding number, you should continue using it. If you do not have a number, contact the Registration & Licensing Unit at 1-877-423-6711 or 404-417-4490 for assistance. Alternatively, you can print and mail your form.
GA-V
Effective Date
Filing Enrollment Instructions
Not applicable.
Payment Enrollment Instructions
You do not need to enroll with Georgia DOR in order to e-pay through Quickbooks.
Login Requirements
No User ID, PIN or password required!
Additional Login Requirements
Not applicable.
Change Bank Account Instruction
You can select the bank account and the routing number to use when you make your e-payment. Make sure that the bank account and routing number that you want to use is set up correctly for e-pay.
Penalty & Interest Requirements
Yes. You can combine your penalty and liability payments as long as you indicate the amounts seperately on the G-7 Form.
Alternative Submission Process
File directly on the Georgia Tax Center Information. You must signup for web access with Georgia in order to file and pay on-line through the website. You'll need the following key information to complete the signup: - Georgia Withholding Number (STIN) - Federal Identification Number (FEIN) - Most recent payment amount If you already have a Georgia withholding number, you should continue using it. If you do not have a number, contact the Registration & Licensing Unit at 1-877-423-6711 or 404-417-4490 for assistance. Alternatively, you can print and mail your form.

Withholding Tax

How does the agency prefer the employer to register?
Online
Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?
https://dor.georgia.gov/tax-registration
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
TSD State Tax Registration Application
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://dor.georgia.gov/tax-registration
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration is only method available. Once the application is complete the account number is immediately available from the employers home page online.

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://www.dol.state.ga.us/Access/Service/LogonDOL1
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
Form DOL-1N Employer Status Report
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://dol.georgia.gov/documents/application-gdol-tax-account-or-status-change-dol-1n
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration will create an account number immediately. Paper registration can take 30 days or more to receive the account number.

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