California payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Combined unemployment / withholding forms

Agency: Employment Development Department

Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
DE 9 Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Electronic Yes Last day of the following month*
DE 9C Non-submittable only Web fill-in, Electronic Yes Last day of the following month*
DE 88ALL Non-submittable only Electronic No By deposit schedule*
DE 3BHW Non-submittable only Web fill-in Yes Last day of the following month*
DE 3HW Non-submittable only Web fill-in Yes January 31st*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

1099 forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
5498 No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-G No approval required Internet No March 31st
1098 No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-A No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-B No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-DIV No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-INT No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-MISC with Box 7 No approval required Internet No January 31st
1099-MISC without Box 7 No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-OID No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-PATR No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-R No approval required Internet No March 31st
1099-S No approval required Internet No March 31st
W-2G No approval required Internet No March 31st

See also: State 1099 files overview

State website: www.ftb.ca.gov.gov

Local forms

Select a locality to view its payroll tax forms.

Agency: Treasurer and Tax Collector

Website: http://www.sftreasurer.org/index.aspx?page=25

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
San Franci_EZ Non-submittable only Web Fill In Only Yes Last day of February*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Form processing tips

E-filing notes

Forms DE 9, DE 9C, or DE 88ALL

File format - FSET

Registration required - No

Note: The per-return transmission cost for electronically filing federal 94x forms is $7; enrollment files do not accrue a fee.There is no additional transmission cost for electronically filing state forms. For more information, see Common questions about FSET.

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 8 digits formatted as ### #### # or ###-####-### (space or - between the digits. Example: 123 4567 8)

Withholding ID: 8 digits formatted as ### #### # or ###-####-###

Note: Unemployment ID and withholding ID must match.

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Magnetic

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: Twice monthly
Registration required: No

Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Taxes/New_Hire_Reporting.htm

Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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