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West Virginia

Last Updated September 06, 2017

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Agency Information

West Virginia State Tax Department – Withholding Tax
Workforce West Virginia, Unemployment Compensation Division – Unemployment tax

Add to existing company setup

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

West Virginia State Tax Department

  • Withholding – Withholding account number and Deposit Frequency.  If you’re unsure of your deposit frequency or account number you can call the agency at 304-558-3333

Workforce West Virginia, Unemployment Compensation Division

  • 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 800-252-5627.

Power of Attorney – POA is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.

Register a new company

West Virginia State Tax Department

Employers can register online at https://business4.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx.  Follow the prompts to register your business.  Once completed you will receive your account number and deposit frequency within 1 week.

Workforce West Virginia, Unemployment Compensation Division

Register online at https://apps.wv.gov/Accounts/CreateAccount.aspx.  Follow the prompts to register your business.  Once completed you will receive your account number and rate in 2 -3 weeks or you can call the agency to receive it sooner at 304-558-2677.

Third Party Registration and/or Power of Attorney Instructions

Power of Attorney is required, please obtain the prefilled form from your client service representative.