New Jersey Payroll Tax and Registration Guide

Employers in the Garden State: learn about New Jersey payroll tax and registration here.

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Account Number(s) Needed:

Companies who pay employees in New Jersey must register with the NJ Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services for an Employer Registration Number, which is used for both NJ withholding and unemployment taxes.

New Jersey Division of Taxation & Department of Labor and Workforce Development Employer Registration Number: 999999999/999  (12 digits)

  • In most cases, this number is identical to a company’s Federal EIN.

Register online with the NJ DOR. Turnaround takes 4-6 weeks.

  • For help with registering contact the NJ DOR.
  • Clients will also need a NJ filing PIN number, and they can call NJ to obtain this number.
*New employers in NJ will need to submit an NJ-REG form to the DOR after paying $1000 in wages to be assigned an Experience Rate and Disability Rate by the NJ Dept of Labor and Workforce Development.

Required Payroll Documentation:

Withholding & Unemployment

  • NJ927 and WR30 (Employer’s Quarterly Report): These forms can be filed combined and are eFiled. You can use a payroll report that contains NJ Gross Wages Paid, Income Tax Withheld as well as contributions for unemployment insurance, Healthcare  Subsidy , Workforce Development, Disability Insurance, and Family Leave Insurance.

Third Party Access /POA Needed:


Local Income Taxes Imposed:  


State Resources:

Visit state resources for specific tax rates and wage details

Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development for unemployment taxes

Division of Taxation for withholding taxes

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