Florida Payroll Tax and Registration Guide

Employers in the Sunshine State: learn about Florida payroll tax and registration here.

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Are you a company with employees in Florida? Keep reading for details around registering your business.

Account number(s) needed

Companies who pay employees in Florida must register with the Florida Department of Revenue for a Reemployment Tax Account Number.

Florida Department of Revenue Reemployment Tax Account: 9999999 (7 digits)

Register online with the FL DOR to receive an online confirmation number. Then, after 3 business days, contact the FL DOR to obtain the account number and rate information. Check in with your HR software and payroll provider on regarding their agency specific identification and other information.

How to find an existing Reemployment Tax Account Number:

  • On RT-6: Employer’s Quarterly Report (look at your latest tax reporting package / statement of deposit
  • By contacting the FL DOR.

Required Payroll Documentation

Withholding

  • Not applicable

Unemployment

  • FL UCT 6 (Employer’s Quarterly Report): This is filed electronically. Any payroll report that contains Gross Wages, Excess Wages, Taxable Wages, Employee Name, and Social Security Number can be used to balance prior quarter data.

Local Income Taxes Imposed  

  • No

State Resources

Visit state resources for specific tax rates and wage details:
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