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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Employers of Household Workers

The information needed to successfully complete your registration is based on the type of business you operate. Register your business and submit any supporting documents online with e-Services for Business. 

Registration Process

For more information regarding this type of employment, visit Household Employer.

In the registration application process, you will be asked a series of questions. There are two types of household employers, Annual and Quarterly, determine which type you will register as by reviewing the Two Types of Household Employers chart. You may be required to submit an Employer of Household Worker Election Notice (DE 89).

Gather the following information and have it available as you complete your application:

Register for an Employer Payroll Tax Account Number

Use e-Services for Business to apply for your employer payroll tax account number. It's fast, easy, and secure, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

1. Create a username and password.

Important: If you do not verify your email address within 24 hours, you will need to restart the enrollment process.

2. Log in to e-Services for Business.

Additional Resources

Information Sheets

Additional Information Sheets are available online at Payroll Taxes – Forms and Publications.

Other Resources