For New Arkansas Businesses: Please follow the steps below to register your business with the Arkansas Department of Revenue. Unless these steps are followed in their entirety, OnPay will be unable to file and pay your Arkansas Department of Revenue taxes.
For Existing Arkansas Businesses: If you already have access to the Arkansas Department of Revenue website, and have a withholding tax ID number, please STOP, and simply provide us with the data requested in step 16 of this document. If you have access to the Arkansas Department of Revenue website, but do not have a withholding tax ID, please log into your Arkansas Department of Revenue account and apply for access to a withholding ID. If you have any questions, please call the Arkansas Department of Revenue directly at 501-682-7290.
Step 1: Please CLICK HERE to access the "Register New Business" link.
Step 2: Click the "Register New Business" link to begin the process.
Step 3: Click "START HERE" next to Step 1, then enter "Type of Ownership".
Step 4: Enter Business Owner Information, including your FEIN and Legal Business Name.
Step 5: Select "REVIEW" next to Enter Owner and Partners, then select "Add Record".
Step 6: Enter Owner Information. Once complete, click "Add".
Step 7: When all Owners/Officers are added, click "OK".
Step 8: Once all information is entered for the Business Reg Attributes box, click "OK".
Step 9: Select REVIEW next to Step 2.
Step 10: Enter all information to "Describe Your Business", then select "OK".
Step 11: Select REVIEW next to Step 3.
Step 12: Select all tax types that apply to your business (OnPay only needs access to Withholding Wage Tax), then select "OK".
Step 13: Select REVIEW next to Step 4.
Step 14: Enter all Withholding Tax Registration information, then select "OK".
Step 15: Select "Submit" when steps 1-4 are complete.
Step 16: You will receive a letter in the mail that will display the following information:
- Arkansas Withholding Wage Tax Account Number
- Deposit Frequency
Please log into OnPay and enter the tax ID number by clicking Settings > Payroll Taxes > Arkansas > and enter the ID/Deposit Frequency in the Withholding Tax section.
If you have already received an email from OnPay requesting this information, please simply reply back to that email with the letter, and log into your account to enter the ID using the steps listed in the previous paragraph.