I am just starting Payroll and cannot figure out what my IL Account Number or my IA Account Number is? Every number I have tried does not work. It also says its optional?

I am just starting Payroll and cannot figure out what my IL Account Number or my IA Account Number is? Every number I have tried does not work. It also says its optional?


Welcome to QuickBooks, info,

I’d like to share some solutions that can help with entering a state account number.

To start with, let’s use your FEIN as the withholding account number.

To do this task, here’s what you’ll need to do:

  1. First, deactivate state electronic services.
  2. Once done, change your state account number.
  3. Go to Gear icon at the top, then choose Payroll Settings.
  4. Under Taxes, click State Taxes.
  5. Enter your FEIN as the withholding account number.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Reactivate state electronic services again.

I'd like to share a resource that can help you on how to set up a state account number:

As always, you can contact our QuickBooks Support team if you need assistance with the steps. They'll be able to pull up your account in a secure environment and help you navigate using one of their tools.

Here’s how to reach them:

  1. Click this link https://help.quickbooks.intuit.com/en_US/contact.
  2. Choose the QuickBooks Product.
  3. On the Contact Us page, select a topic.
  4. Click on Get Phone Number button to see the support number.

However, if the FEIN doesn’t work, I suggest contacting your state for them to verify and confirm.

Keep me posted if you have further questions in setting up a state account number, I’m always here to help. Have a great day!

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