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New Hampshire 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
Employer Quarterly Tax Report (Filing) UI Employer Quarterly Tax Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Employer Quarterly Tax 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
Employer Quarterly Wage Report (Filing) UI Employer Quarterly Wage Report
Effective Date
Subform of
Employer Quarterly Tax Report
Form Name
Employer Quarterly Wage Report
Filing Frequency
As needed
Filing Due Dates
Filed with Employer Quarterly Tax Report when needed.
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
Create and Upload File 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
NHES 0085 (Filing) UI New Hire Reporting Form
Effective Date
Form Name
New Hire Reporting Form
Filing Frequency
As required
Filing Due Dates
Due within 20 days after the employee is hired, rehired or returns to work. Employers who submit reports electronically or magnetically must submit the reports in two monthly transmissions not less than 12 days or more than 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

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
New Hampshire Employment Security
Vendor Payable Name
State of NH - UC
Mailing Address
45 South Fruit Street Concord, NH 03301-2410
Phone Numbers
General Information 603-224-3311 800-852-3400
Support Website URL
https://business.nh.gov/NCharge/NHES/default.asp?form_name=EmployerAccounts
Agency Website URL
http://www.nh.gov/nhes/

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays please refer to Agency compliance records under the IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays that are not on the same day as a Federal Holiday: Day after Thanksgiving - November 29

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
NH Employment Security State Employer Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
999999999

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
8.5%
New Employer Rate
1.2%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$14,000.00

Employee Rates

Fixed Rate
N/A

Employee Wage Base

Wage Base Amount
N/A

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Administrative Contribution
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
0.2%
New Employer Rate
0.2%
Wage Base Amount
$14,000.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
03-20-2018

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Emergency Surcharge
Creditable to FUTA
Yes
Fixed Rate
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
1%
New Employer Rate
N/A
Wage Base Amount
$14,000.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
NH UI and Admin Contribution

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
04-23-2018

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly NH UI and Admin Contribution
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
NH UI and Admin Contribution
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 50 or more employees need 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?
http://www.nhes.nh.gov/services/employers/register.htm
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
Employer Status Report
What is the link to the form for registration?
http://www.nhes.nh.gov/forms/documents/empstatus.pdf
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration an account number will be issued in 24 hours. Employer can call the day after submitting the online application and ask for the account number over the phone. In 7-10 business days the employer will receive a welcome packet in the mail that will include a Registration Code that will be required for their first logon into the online system. Paper forms Fax to (603) 225-4323 the number will be received in the mail in 7-10 business days.

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