Kentucky

Last Updated August 21, 2017

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Agency Information

Kentucky Department of Revenue – Withholding Tax
Kentucky Office of Employment and Training – Unemployment tax

Add to existing company setup

Submit a request to your service team to add KY (withholding) and/or KYSUI  (unemployment) to your company setup.  Please include the below with your request:

Kentucky Department of Revenue

  • Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency.  If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 502-564-7287.
  • Power of Attorney- POA upon request, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training

  • Unemployment – Account Number and Tax rate.  This can be found on a Tax Rate Notice or the Quarterly contribution report.  If you’re unsure of your tax rate or account number, you can call the agency at 502-564-2272.

Register a new company

Kentucky Department of Revenue

Employers can register online at this link.  Select the link to create an account.  Once completed you will receive your account number and deposit frequency within 2 days.

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training

Register online at https://kewes.ky.gov/EmployerReg/empAcctIntro_welcome.aspx.  Select the correct prompt for your business.  Once completed you will receive your account number within 2 weeks.

Third Party Registration and/or Power of Attorney Instructions

Power of Attorney upon request, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.