Holidays

All EDD payroll tax offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on state holidays.

When the due date for reporting or paying payroll taxes is on any of the below legal holidays, the due date is extended to the next business day. Refer to this table for details on how 2021 legal holidays will affect payroll tax due dates.

Observed Legal Holidays
Holiday Date Observed in 2021 Next Business Day in 2021 EDD Offices Open
New Year’s Day January 1 January 4 (Monday) No
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18 January 19 (Tuesday) No
Inauguration Day January 20 January 21 (Thursday) Yes
Lincoln’s Birthday February 12 February 16 (Tuesday) Yes
Presidents’ Day February 15 February 16 (Tuesday) No
Cesar Chavez Day March 31 April 1 (Thursday) No
Good Friday April 2 April 5 (Monday) Yes
Emancipation Day April 16 April 19 (Monday) Yes
Memorial Day May 31 June 1 (Tuesday) No
Independence Day July 5 July 6 (Tuesday) No
Labor Day September 6 September 7 (Tuesday) No
California Admission Day September 9 September 10 (Friday) Yes
Native American Day September 24 September 27 (Monday) Yes
Columbus Day October 11 October 12 (Tuesday) Yes
Veterans Day November 11 November 12 (Friday) No
Thanksgiving Day (and the day after) November 25 and 26 November 29 (Monday) No
Christmas Day December 24 December 27 (Monday) Yes