Utah Payroll Tax and Registration Guide

Employers in the Beehive State: learn about Utah payroll tax and registration here.

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Account Number(s) Needed:

Companies who pay employees in Utah must register at the OneStop Online Business Registration to receive both a Withholding Account ID and an Employer Registration Number (for unemployment taxes).

Utah State Tax Commission Withholding Account ID: 99999999999 + WTH (11 digits + WTH)

  • Apply to receive a Withholding Account Number within 2 weeks. Do not use the temporary account number provided at completion of the application.
  • Find an existing Withholding Account Number:

Utah Department of Workforce Services Employer Registration Number: C 9-999999-9 or R 9-999999-9 (8 digits, preceded by C or R)

Required Payroll Documentation:


  • UTTC-941 (Utah Withholding Return): This return is a good source of information to use to balance UT wages and tax withheld for prior quarters.


  • UT33H (Utah Employer Quarterly Wages List and Contribution Report): This report is a good source of information to use to balance Employee Total Wages Paid and employer contribution amounts paid for prior quarters.

Third Party Access /POA Needed:

  • No

Local Income Taxes Imposed:  

  • No

State Resources:

Visit state resources for specific tax rates and wage details

Dept. of Workforce Services for unemployment taxes

State Tax Commission for withholding taxes

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