Employers in the Volunteer State: learn about Tennessee payroll tax and registration here.
Account Number(s) Needed:
Companies that pay employees in Tennessee must register with the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development for an Employer Number for Unemployment taxes.
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development: 9999-999-9 (8 digits)
- Registration instructions available online for the TN Dept of Labor & Workforce Development (allow 10 days for processing).
Required Payroll Documentation:
- Not applicable
- LB-0851 (if filing by paper): Use any report that contains SSN, First name, Middle Initial, Last Name, and Total Wages Paid by Quarter.
Third Party Access /POA Needed:
Local Income Taxes Imposed:
Visit state resources for specific tax rates and wage details