What tax forms does OnPay file?
Alaska Unemployment: Alaska Quarterly Tax and Wage Report
What information does OnPay need?
- Alaska Unemployment ID: Example: 00012345 or 12345678
- Alaska Unemployment Rate
- If you have already set up and online account HERE then please provide us with the login credentials. If not we will set up an account for you.
- Select "New User: Register for a myAlaska Account
- You will need to have already registered your business with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
This information is required. If OnPay does not receive one or more pieces of the information/steps listed below, we may be unable to file/pay one or more of your tax returns. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Where do I enter the information in OnPay?
- Login to OnPay
- Select the Settings menu icon
- Select Payroll Tax
- View/Update your Unemployment Tax ID and Unemployment Rate (as a %).
I am an existing Alaska employer, where do I find this information?
If you are an employer with a history of payroll in Alaska you have likely obtained the IDs and online accounts necessary for OnPay to process your tax filings.
Alaska Department of Labor:
Unemployment Account Number: Existing employers can find the Unemployment Account Number on a Tax Rate Notice or the Quarterly Contribution and Wage Report.
Unemployment Tax Rate: This can be found in the bottom left of the Tax Rate Notice. The new employer rates range from 2.3% to 2.97%. Please enter this rate in your OnPay account until you are issued your account number and rate.
If you cannot locate one of the documents above or the account number, please contact the Alaska Department of Labor and request the account number.
I am a new employer, do I need to register for Alaska taxes?
- Do you have a business and/or employees residing in the State of Alaska?
- Have you processed payroll in OnPay and have received warnings stating we are missing tax information?
- Have you received an email from an OnPay Tax Agent requesting certain Alaska information?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you should continue with the registration and setup steps below.
Which Alaska Agencies should I register for?
Alaska Department of Labor: You will need to register with this department if you have employees who work in Florida. If your business is located out of the state, but some of your employees have a primary work location is in Alaska, you will likely need to register with this agency.
OnPay uses 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?
Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development - Employment Security Tax Section: (907)-465-2757
**If you have liabilities or employees for more than one state please follow the instructions found in the knowledge base for each state. Use the Alaska payroll calculator for more detailed information about taxes in Alaska.**