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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Payroll Taxes

EDD Closed for the Presidents’ Day Holiday

Employment Development Department offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, for the Presidents’ Day holiday. For Unemployment, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave claimants, benefit payments may require an additional 1-2 days for processing. Visit the State Holidays page for more information.

New State Law: Electronic File and Pay Requirement

Employers with 10 or more employees are now required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department. Beginning January 1, 2018, all remaining employers will be subject to this mandate.

For more information, visit E-file and E-pay Mandate for Employers.


Whether you are starting a new business, an existing employer, or a household employer, our goal is to help you find the resources and information that you need to succeed. For the latest news, visit Payroll Tax News, the California Employer Newsletter, and subscribe to EDD’s e-mail subscription services. Our business is your success.