I no longer have employees in the state of California, nor in Arizona. My question is shouldn't I only be paying for one state (Oregon)?

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Hi there, js.

I'm here to help sort things out for you about your payroll taxes. 

The payroll taxes you owe in QuickBooks Desktop depend on the payroll you've created. If you haven't ran payroll for employees in California and Arizona, then there'll be no taxes you need to file/pay for these states. 

Just make sure to contact their state agencies so you can inform them about the changes. Also, there might be requirements you need to comply to prove that you no longer need to process payroll taxes. 

Meanwhile, if you still have employees for Oregon, and you make payroll for them, you would only need to process tax payments and forms for this state. To save you from hassle, I've attached link on how you can contact these states. 

Don't hesitate to leave me a comment below if you have questions about paying your payroll taxes. I'm here to keep helping. Have a great one. 

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