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Virginia New Employer Information

Congratulations on your decision to become a Virginia new employer! You will need a few things in place before you run your first payroll:

Federal and State Tax Accounts

Federal Tax Accounts:

Apply for an EIN View Details
Enroll in EFTPS View Details

State of Virginia Tax Accounts:

Register With the State of Virginia View Details
Get Your SUTA Rate 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 Employees Fill Out State Form VA-4 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 will want to keep all 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 for new employers. Please check with government agencies for more requirements.

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