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South 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
DOL-UID-21A (Filing) UI Continuation Employer's Quarterly Contribution, Investment Fee, and Wage Report
Effective Date
Subform of
DOL-UID-21
Form Name
Continuation Employer's Quarterly Contribution, Investment Fee, and Wage Report
Filing Frequency
Quarterly
Filing Due Dates
Filed DOL-UID-21 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
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
DOL-UID-21 (Filing) UI Employer's Quarterly Contribution, Investment Fee, and Wage Report
Effective Date
Form Name
Employer's Quarterly Contribution, Investment Fee, and Wage Report
Filing Frequency
Quarterly
Filing Due Dates
Due on or before 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 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

Agency contact information

Effective Date
Agency Name
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, Unemployment Insurance Division
Vendor Payable Name
SD Unemployment Insurance
Mailing Address
PO Box 4730 Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Phone Numbers
General Information - 605-626-2301 Tax - 605-626-2312
Support Website URL
https://apps.sd.gov/LD01EmailContact/Default.aspx?ID=7
Agency Website URL
http://dlr.sd.gov/ui/default.aspx

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: None

Agency Account Number Formats (QuickBooks Desktop Payroll only)

Effective Date
Account Number Name
SD Unemployment Insurance Division Acct No.
QuickBooks Employer Account Number Format(s)
99999.9-9

Agency Tax Rate Detail

Effective Date
Fixed Dollar Amount
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
9.45%
New Employer Rate
1.2%

Employer Wage Base

Effective Date
Wage Base Amount
$15,000.00

Employee Rates

Fixed Rate
N/A

Employee Wage Base

Wage Base Amount
N/A

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Investment Fee Tax
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
N/A
Minimum Rate
0.55%
Maximum Rate
0.55%
New Employer Rate
0.55%
Wage Base Amount
$15,000.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Surcharge
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
N/A
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
N/A
New Employer Rate
N/A
Wage Base Amount
$15,000.00

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-30-2019

Agency Surcharge Detail

Effective Date
Surcharge Name
Administratrive Fee
Creditable to FUTA
No
Fixed Rate
0.02%
Minimum Rate
N/A
Maximum Rate
N/A
New Employer Rate
N/A
Wage Base Amount
N/A

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
07-31-2019

Agency Tax Payment Details

Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
SD UI and Investment Fee

Verification Tracking

Last Verified Date
03-08-2018

Tax Payment Frequency Detail

Payment Frequency Payment Name
Quarterly SD UI and Investment Fee
Effective Date
Tax Payment Name
SD UI and Investment Fee
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
No mandate.
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://dlr.sd.gov/ui/businesses/registration.aspx
Is there a registration fee?
No
What is the name of the form to use for registration?
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Employer Registration
What is the link to the form for registration?
https://apps.sd.gov/LD00General/default.aspx?URL_GUID=https://apps.sd.gov/ld94empuimenu/default.aspx?wdgrsbg1sc4xerc0vk21rvev
Additional information about the registration for this state.
Online registration will create the account number immediately. An Employer must have paid $1,500 in wages prior to the online registration process. Paper registration takes one week to complete and account number sent via regular mail.

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