Which tax forms does OnPay file?
Unemployment: Texas Quarterly Tax and Wage Report
What information does OnPay need?
- Texas Unemployment ID: 9-digit number, Ex: 00-000000-0
- Texas Unemployment Rate
This information is required. If OnPay does not receive one or more pieces of the information/steps listed above, we may be unable to file/pay one or more of your tax returns.
Where do I enter the information in OnPay?
- Login to OnPay
- Select the Settings menu (Gear icon)
- Select "Payroll Taxes"
- View/Update Unemployment Tax ID and Unemployment Rate (as a %.)
I am an existing Texas employer, where do I find this information?
If you are an employer with a history of payroll in Texas, you have likely obtained the IDs and online accounts necessary for OnPay to process your tax filings.
Texas Workforce Commission: (512)463-2222
Unemployment Account Number: Existing employers can find the Unemployment Account Number on any Tax Rate Notice or Quarterly Contribution and Wage Report (Form C-3)
Unemployment Tax Rate: This can be found in the last box on the Tax Rate Notice
I am a new employer, do I need to register for Texas taxes?
- Do you have a business and/or employees residing in the State of Texas?
- Have you processed payroll with OnPay and received warnings stating we are missing tax information?
- Have you received an email from OnPay requesting certain Texas information?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you should continue with the registration and setup steps below.
Which Texas agencies should I register for?
Texas Workforce Commission: You will need to register with this department if you have employees who work in Texas. If your business is located out of the state, but some of your employees have a primary work location is in Texas, you will likely need to register with this agency.
OnPay will use the home address for each employee, plus the worksite assigned to each employee to decide which taxes should be calculated.
How do I register with the state?
Texas Workforce Commission: (512) 463-2222
New employers in Texas are not eligible to receive an Unemployment account number until they have paid $1500 in wages. If you are a brand new business, it's possible you have not yet met this threshold, please enter the new employer rate of 2.7% in your OnPay account and register once you have paid $1500 in wages.
**If you have liabilities or employees for more than one state, please follow the instructions found in the knowledge base for each state. For more detailed information on taxes in Texas, check out our Texas payroll calculator.**