Contact Payroll Taxes

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, there are several ways to reach us.

If you have a question that is not answered in Frequently Asked Questions, or to report fraud:

  1. Visit Ask EDD.
  2. Select the category Payroll Tax.
  3. Select a subcategory.
  4. Select a topic.

Note: Google Translate™ is not available within Ask EDD.

Complete Comments, Complaints, or Suggestions (DE 8123) (PDF) and mail to:

Employment Development Department
Taxpayer Assistance Center
PO Box 826880
Sacramento, CA 94280-0001

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

Payroll Tax Assistance

  • Toll-free from the US or Canada: 1-888-745-3886
  • TTY: 1-800-547-9565
  • Outside the US or Canada: 1-916-464-3502

Our automated phone system gives general payroll tax information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

e-Services for Business Assistance

Toll-free from the US or Canada: 1-855-866-2657

For in-person payroll tax assistance, visit your nearest employment tax office. All offices are open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific time, except on state holidays. If you cannot resolve an employment tax problem with your assigned EDD representative and office manager, visit Taxpayer Advocate.

e-Services for Business

Use e-Services for Business to manage your employer payroll tax account online.