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New York New Employer Information

Congratulations on your decision to become a new employer in New York! You will need a few things in place before you run your first payroll. For help registering your business in New York, check out our partner, CorpNet.

Federal and State Tax Accounts

Federal Tax Accounts:

Apply for an EIN View Details
Enroll in EFTPS View Details

State of New York Tax Accounts:

Register Your Business With the State of New York View Details
Get Your SUTA Rate View Details
Sign Up for State Disability Insurance View Details
Register for Any Local Tax Agencies View Details

Setting Up Your New Employee:

Fill Out Form I-9 View Details
Have Employee Fill Out Federal Form W-4 View Details
Have Employee Fill Out State IT-2104 Form View Details
Report New Hire View Details
Meet Minimum Wage Requirements View Details

Once you have all the necessary information, you will be able to set up your payroll for your business.

You need to keep employee payroll records for at least three years. For more information, read our help article, “What Employers Should Know About Employee Payroll Records.

Let us know if you have any questions. We are here to help!

This is not an all-inclusive list. Please contact the federal and state government websites for more information.

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