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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Contact Payroll Taxes

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about our website, department, your personal information, or an individual within the EDD, there are several ways to contact us:

Online

Ask EDD

If you have a question that is not addressed in our Frequently Asked Questions section or on this website, or would like to report fraud, please contact us at Ask EDD and select the category “Payroll Tax.”

Note: Google Translate™ is not available within Ask EDD. For more information, please visit Google Translate™ Information.

By Mail

Download, print, and complete the Internet Comments, Complaints, or Suggestions form. You may need to download the free Adobe Reader to view and print this document. Mail your completed form to:

Employment Development Department
Taxpayer Assistance Center
P.O. Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

By Phone

Payroll Tax Assistance
Toll-free from the U.S. or Canada: 1-888-745-3886

Hearing impaired (TTY): 1-800-547-9565

Outside the U.S. or Canada: 916-464-3502

Representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays. Our automated phone system provides general payroll tax information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

e-Services for Business Assistance
Toll-free from the U.S. or Canada: 1-855-866-2657

Representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays.

e-Services for Business is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Office Locator – Payroll Tax Assistance

To speak with an EDD representative in person, visit your nearest Employment Tax Office. All offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, except on state holidays. If you are unable to resolve an employment tax problem with the assigned EDD representative and office manager, visit the Taxpayer Advocate page.