State Payroll Taxes and State Tax IDs are legal requirements for hiring and paying employees in the United States. All small businesses must track and report all payroll taxes to avoid government audits and fines. Each state and/or agency has a different alphanumeric format for the state tax IDs. Please find your state, tax type, agency name, and list of formats below.



State

Name of Tax &

Tax Type

Tax ID Label

ID Format(s)

State Agency

Alabama

SUI

AL State Unemployment Tax

UC Account Number

##########

Alabama Department of Labor

Alabama

SIT

AL State Withholding Tax

Withholding Tax Account Number

R#########

R#######

##########

######

Alabama Department of Revenue

Alaska

SUI

AK State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

########

Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Alaska

SIT

AK State Withholding Tax

N/A

N/A


Arizona

SUI

AZ State Unemployment Tax

DES Number

####### #

#######-#

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

Arizona

SIT

AZ State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

#########

Arizona Department of Revenue (DOR)

Arkansas

SUI

AR State Unemployment Tax

DWS ID Number

#########

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Arkansas

SIT

AR State Withholding Tax

Income Tax ID Number

########-WHW

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA)

California

SUI

CA State Unemployment Tax

EDD Tax Account Number

###-####-#

CA Employment Development Department (EDD)

California

SIT

CA State Withholding Tax

EDD Tax Account Number

###-####-#

CA Employment Development Department (EDD)

Colorado

SUI

CO State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

######.00-#

######-00-#-###

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Colorado

SIT

CO State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

########

##-#####-###

########-###

Colorado Department of Revenue

Connecticut

SUI

CT State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Number

##-#####-#-##

##########

Connecticut Department of Labor

Connecticut

SIT

CT State Withholding Tax

Tax Registration Number

########-###

############

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (CT DOR)

Delaware

SUI

DE State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

#####-#

Department of Labor

Delaware

SIT

DE State Withholding Tax

Withholding Tax Account Number

1-#########-###

Delaware Division of Revenue

Florida

SUI

FL State Unemployment Tax

RT Number

#######

#######-#

Florida Department of Revenue

Florida

SIT

FL State Withholding Tax

null

null


Georgia

SUI

GA State Unemployment Tax

DOL Account Number

######-##

Georgia Department of Labor

Georgia

SIT

GA State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

#######-XX

#######-##

Georgia Department of Revenue

Hawaii

SUI

HI State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

##########

Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Hawaii

SIT

HI State Withholding Tax

Withholding ID

WH-###-###-####-##

Hawaii Department of Taxation

Hawaii

ERHIMA

Hawaii Prepaid Health Care

null


Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Idaho

SUI

ID State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Account

##########

#########

Idaho Department of Labor

Idaho

SIT

ID State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

#########

Idaho State Tax Commission

Illinois

SUI

IL State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Account Number

#######-#

#######

Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)

Illinois

SIT

IL State Withholding Tax

Taxpayer ID

##-####### 000 #

Illinois Department of Revenue

Indiana

SUI

IN State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Account Number

######

######X

Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DOWD)

Indiana

SIT

IN State Withholding Tax

Taxpayer ID (TID)

#############

########## ### #

########## ###

Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR)

Iowa

SUI

IA State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

00######

######

########

Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa

SIT

IA State Withholding Tax

Withholding Permit Number

##-#######001

Iowa Department of Revenue (DOR)

Kansas

SUI

KS State Unemployment Tax

Withholding Account Number

######

Kansas Department of Labor

Kansas

SIT

KS State Withholding Tax

Tax Account Number

036#########F01

Kansas Department of Revenue

Kentucky

SUI

KY State Unemployment Tax

KEIN Account Number

##-###### #

########-#X

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training

Kentucky

SIT

KY State Withholding Tax

Withholding Tax Account Number

######

Kentucky Department of Revenue

Louisiana

SUI

LA State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

###### #

Louisiana Workforce Commission

Louisiana

SIT

LA State Withholding Tax

Revenue Account Number

##########

Lousiana Department of Revenue

Maine

SUI

ME State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

##########

Maine Department of Labor

Maine

SIT

ME State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

##-#######

Maine Revenue Services

Maryland

SUI

MD State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

##########

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR)

Maryland

SIT

MD State Withholding Tax

Central Registration Number (CRN)

########

Comptroller of Maryland

Massachusetts

SUI

MA State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

##-#####-#

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance

Massachusetts

SIT

MA State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

WTH-########-###

Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR)

Michigan

SUI

MI State Unemployment Tax

UIA Account number

#######

##########

Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

Michigan

SIT

MI State Withholding Tax

Withholding Tax ID Number

##-#######

ME#######

TR#######

Michigan Department of Treasury

Minnesota

SUI

MN State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

########-####

Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Program (UI)

Minnesota

SIT

MN State Withholding Tax

Withholding Tax ID

#######

Minnesota Department of Revenue (DOR)

Mississippi

SUI

MS State Unemployment Tax

MDES Employer Account Number

##-#####-#-##

Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES)

Mississippi

SIT

MS State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

####-####

Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR)

Missouri

SUI

MO State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Account Number

######-#-###-####

##-#####-#-##

Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Missouri

SIT

MO State Withholding Tax

Tax ID

########

Missouri Department of Revenue

Montana

SUI

MT State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

### ####

Montana Department of Labor and Industry

Montana

SIT

MT State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account ID

#######-###-WTH

Montana Department of Revenue (DOR)

Nebraska

SUI

NE State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

######

Nebraska Department of Labor (DOL)

Nebraska

SIT

NE State Withholding Tax

Identification Number

021-########

021-#########

Nebraska Department of Revenue (DOR)

Nevada

SUI

NV State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

#########

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR)

Nevada

SIT

NV State Withholding Tax

null

null


New Hampshire

SUI

NH State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

######

New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES)

New Hampshire

SIT

NH State Withholding Tax

null

null


New Jersey

SUI

NJ State Unemployment Tax

Employer Registration Number

###-###-###/###

New Jersey Division of Revenue (DOR)

New Jersey

SIT

NJ State Withholding Tax

Employer Registration Number

###-###-###/###

New Jersey Division of Revenue (DOR)

New Mexico

SUI

NM State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

########

##-####-#

New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

New Mexico

SIT

NM State Withholding Tax

Business Tax ID

##-######-##-#

New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Department

New Mexico

WC

NM Workers Compensation

Employer Account Number

03-######-00-#

Workers' Compensation Administration

New York

SIT NYMTA

NY MTA Tax

State Idenficaition Number

#########

NY Metropolitan Commutor Transportation Mobility




New York

SUI

NY State Unemployment Tax

Employer Registration #

##-##### #

##-#####

New York State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance




New York

SIT

NY State Withholding Tax

State Identification Number

#########

New York Department of Taxation and Finance

North Carolina

SUI

NC State Unemployment Tax

Employment Security Account Number (also called Unemployment Tax Number)

##-#####-#-##

##-##-###

North Carolina Employment Security Commission


North Carolina

SIT

NC State Withholding Tax

Account ID

#########

North Carolina Department of Revenue (DOR)

North Dakota

SUI

ND State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

#######

Job Service North Dakota

North Dakota

SIT

ND State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

######### ##

North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner

Ohio

SUI

OH State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Compensation Tax Account Number

#######-##-#

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Ohio

SIT

OH State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

##-######

##-###### #

Ohio Department of Taxation

Oklahoma

SUI

OK State Unemployment Tax

Tax Account Number

##-#######

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission

Oklahoma

SIT

OK State Withholding Tax

Account ID

WTH-########-##

Oklahoma Tax Commission

Oregon

SUI

OR State Unemployment Tax

Business Identification Number (BIN)

#######-#

########-#

Oregon Employment Department

Oregon

SIT

OR State Withholding Tax

Business Identification Number (BIN)

#######-#

Oregon Department of Revenue

Oregon

WC ORWB

OR Workers Benefit Fund

Business Identification Number (BIN)

#######-#

########-#

Oregon WBF Assessment

Pennsylvania

SUI

PA State Unemployment Tax

UC Account Number

##-#####

Pensylvania Unemployment Contribution (UC) Fund

Pennsylvania

SIT

PA State Withholding Tax

Account Number/Licensing Number

#### ####

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue (DOR)

Puerto Rico

SUI

PR State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

##########

Departmento Del Trabajo Y Recursos Humanos

Puerto Rico

SIT

PR State Withholding Tax

FEIN

##-#######

Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury

Puerto Rico

ERSDIPR

Puerto Rico SDI



Secretario de Hacienda(INCAPACIDAD)

Rhode Island

SUI

RI State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

000#######

##########

Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training

Rhode Island

SIT

RI State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

#########

Rhode Island Division of Taxation

South Carolina

SUI

SC State Unemployment Tax

Employer Account Number

########

######

South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW)

South Carolina

SIT

SC State Withholding Tax

Withholding File Number

########-#

South Carolina Department of Revenue (DOR)

South Dakota

SUI

SD State Unemployment Tax

SUTA Account Number

#####.#-#

South Dakota Department of Labor UI Division

South Dakota

SIT

SD State Withholding Tax

null

null

null

Tennessee

SUI

TN State Unemployment Tax

Employer Number

0###-### #

Department of Labor & Workforce Development

Tennessee

SIT

TN State Withholding Tax

null

null

null

Texas

SUI

TX State Unemployment Tax

TWC Account Number

##-######-#

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)

Texas

SIT

TX State Withholding Tax

null

null

null

Utah

SUI

UT State Unemployment Tax

DWS Employer Registration Number

#-######-#

Utah Department of Workforce Services

Utah

SIT

UT State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account ID

########-###-WTH

Utah State Tax Commission

Vermont

SUI

VT State Unemployment Tax

Tax Account Number

### ####

Vermont Department of Labor (DOL)

Vermont

SIT

VT State Withholding Tax

Tax Account Number

WHT-########

430-#########F-01

Vermont Department of Taxes (DOT)

Virginia

SUI

VA State Unemployment Tax

VEC Account Number

00########

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)

Virginia

SIT

VA State Withholding Tax

Tax Account Number

30-#########F-###

Virginia Department of Taxation (TAX)

Washington

SUI

WA State Unemployment Tax

ESD Number

###### ## #

Washington Employment Security Department (ESD)

Washington

SIT

WA State Withholding Tax

null

null

null

Washington

WC WAWC

WA Workers Compensation

LNI Account ID

### ### ##

Washington Department of Labor & Industries

Washington D.C.

SUI

DC State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

######

Washington D.C. Department of Employment Services

Washington D.C

SIT

DC State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

############

Washington D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue

West Virginia

SUI

WV State Unemployment Tax

Unemployment Compensation Account Number

0000#####-#

WorkForce West Virginia

West Virginia

SIT

WV State Withholding Tax

Withholding Account Number

####-####

##-###-####

West Virginia State Tax Department

Wisconsin

SUI

WI State Unemployment Tax

Employer UI Account Number

######-000-#

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Wisconsin

SIT

WI State Withholding Tax

Filing Number

036-##########-##

Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Wyoming

SUI

WY State Unemployment Tax

UI Account Number

##-#####-#-##

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Wyoming

SIT

WY State Withholding Tax

null

null

null

Wyoming

WC WYWC

WY Workers Compensation

Workers' Comp Employer Number

#########

Wyoming Worker Compensation Tax


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