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North Dakota 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
SFN 41263 (Filing) UI Employer's Contribution and Wage Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Employer's Contribution 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 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
New Hire Report (Filing) UI New Hire Report
Effective Date
Form Name
New Hire Report
Filing Frequency
As required
Filing Due Dates
Due within 20 days after the employee is hired, rehired or returns to work.
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
Form 306 (Payment) WH Income Tax Withholding Return
Effective Date
Form Name
Income Tax Withholding Return
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 following the 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
Payment Methods-DIY
Check

Send Methods Available in QuickBooks Online Payroll

Filing Methods
Electronic payment submission to the agency. or Signature-ready form to be printed, signed, and mailed to tax agency.
Payment Methods
ACH Credit or Check
Form 307 (Filing) WH Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statement
Effective Date
Form Name
Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statement
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
Due on or before the last day of January following the year to be filed.
W2's sent with Annual Filing?
Yes
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

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
State W2 (Filing) WH Wage and Tax Statement
Effective Date
Form Name
Wage and Tax Statement
Filing Frequency
Annual
Filing Due Dates
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
Create File and Upload

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

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner
Vendor Payable Name
North Dakota Tax Commissioner
Mailing Address
Office of State Tax Commissioner 600 E. Boulevard Ave, Dept 127 Bismarck, ND 58505-0599
Phone Numbers
Withholding information 701-328-1248 or 877-328-7088
Support Email
withhold@nd.gov
Agency Website URL
http://www.nd.gov/tax/withholding/

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays refer to Agency IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays: Good Friday April 19 Christmas Eve December 24th (offices close at noon) Not a banking Holiday

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
ND Office of State Tax Commissioner Identification No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
999999999 99

Agency Withholding Details

Effective Date
WH Supported?
Yes
Allowance Amount Detail
$4,200
Supplemental Rate Detail
1.84%

W4 Requirements

Effective Date
Can Use Federal W4?
Yes

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
ND Withholding

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
02-13-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Annual ND Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
ND Withholding
Frequency
Annual
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Year
Due Date
Due January 31st of the following year.
Threshold Requirement
An employer is eligible for an Annual schedule if all the following conditions apply: 1. Obligation to file Form 306 for all 4 quarters of the preceding calendar year; 2. Employer filed a Form 306 and paid the full amount of ND income tax on or before the due date for all 4 quarters of the preceding calendar year; and 3. Total ND Income tax withheld during the preceding calendar year was less than $500.
Quarterly ND Withholding
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
ND Withholding
Frequency
Quarterly
Liability Accrual Period
Calendar Quarter
Due Date
Due the last day of the month following the end of the quarter.
Threshold Requirement
Quarterly is required for every employer.

Electronic Mandate Requirements

Effective Date
Employer Filing Requirements
W-2: Employers required to file Federal forms electronically, and have 10 or more W-2 forms required to be filed with North Dakota, must file electronically. This is for the 2019 Filing year.
Employer Payment Requirements
No mandate.

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
Job Service North Dakota
Vendor Payable Name
Job Service North Dakota
Mailing Address
PO Box 5507 Bismarck, ND 58506-5507
Phone Numbers
Employers Unemployment Information 701-328-2814
Support Website URL
https://www.jobsnd.com/form/contact-overpayments-and-other
Agency Website URL
http://www.jobsnd.com/unemployment-business

Agency Holidays

Effective Date
Agency Holidays
For Federal Holidays refer to Agency IRS, Tax Items WH/SS/Medicare State Observed Holidays: Good Friday April 19 Christmas Eve December 24th (offices close at noon) Not a banking holiday

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
ND, Job Service Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
9999999 or 0999999

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
0.15%
Maximum Rate
9.75%
New Employer Rate
1.21%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$36,400.00

Employee Rates

Fixed Rate
N/A

Employee Wage Base

Wage Base Amount
N/A

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
ND Unemployment Insurance Tax

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly ND Unemployment Insurance Tax
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
ND Unemployment Insurance Tax
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
All Employers are required to file electronically.
Employer Payment Requirements
All Employers are required to pay electronically.

Electronic Form Requirement Detail

Form ID
SFN 41263
Effective Date
Filing Enrollment Instructions
You don't need to enroll with the North Dakota Department of Labor in order to e-file through Quickbooks.
Payment Enrollment Instructions
You don't need to enroll with the North Dakota Department of Labor in order to e-file 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.
Alternative Submission Process
File or pay directly on the North Dakota UI Easy Unemployment Insurance website. Alternatively, you can print and mail your form and check.

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://www.nd.gov/tax/user/businesses/overview/new-businesses
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
ND TAP Online Registration
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://apps.nd.gov/tax/tap/_/
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration takes 3-5 business days for the application to be processed and an account number issued. The account number will be emailed to the employer and sent in the mail. Fax/Mail paper forms will take 3 weeks to process. Account number will be sent in regular mail.

Unemployment Insurance Tax

How does the agency prefer the employer to register?
Mail or Fax
Where can I find out more about the agency process for registration?
http://www.jobsnd.com/unemployment-business/resources
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
Report to Determine Liability - SFN 41216 R 2-2013
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://eforms.nd.gov/lfserver/xe8f0b51z13b802bd700zx291egsxbxg7xghh?DFS__Action=FormsGT&-e8f0b51:13d5f5a4999:-6c98
Additional information about the registration for this state.
ACH payment method can be turned on with AID

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