Where do I find my NC account number and ID for payroll?


Hello there, eastcoastmaint,

I'm here to ensure you'll be able to find the NC Account Number and ID for your payroll.

If you have already registered as an employer, you can secure the Employer Account number and State Withholding ID number to your state. These help track your Payroll tax liabilities and remittances and Unemployment insurance liability in QuickBooks.

To get the numbers, I recommend reaching out to your state through this article for the contact details: North Carolina Payroll Tax Compliance. Click the Withholding link, then look under Phone Numbers for the information. Since the state compliance rules change often, you can always find the latest details in the article.

Once you have the numbers, you can add them in QuickBooks Desktop:

  1. Go to the Lists menu, then select Payroll Item List.
  2. Click the Payroll Item button, and then click New.
  3. Select Custom Setup, and then click Next.
  4. Choose State Tax (State Withholding, SDI, SUI), then click Next.
  5. Select State of NC from the drop-down list, then click Next.
  6. Enter the name used for withholding tax, then click Next.
  7. Select the name of the agency from the drop-down, enter the account number that identifies you to agency textbox, then click Next.
  8. Select the items subject to the withholding tax, then click Finish. Follow the same steps to enter the withholding ID.

Please see the attached screenshots for your guidance.

That will get you to the right track.

Please reply with more details anytime if your situation is different, or if there’s anything else that you need concerning payroll. I'm always here to help.

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