West Virginia

West Virginia

The state of West Virginia requires both a Withholding Tax ID and a State Unemployment Tax ID, both formats and links to apply are below. 
Withholding Tax ID
Link to
Agency Contact Info: West Virginia State Tax Department Taxpayers Services Division P.O. Box 3784 Charleston, WV  25337-3784 (304) 558-3333, or (800) 982-8297
Format: ####-####
Applied For: Not Accepted

Unemployment Tax ID
Agency Contact Info: WorkForce West Virginia 1900 Kanawha Blvd E Building 3, Room 400 Charleston, WV  25305 (304) 558-2676
Format: 0000#####-#
Applied For: Accepted

Charleston, Fairmont, Huntington, Parkersburg, Weirton, Wheeling

After a new tax ID has been received, please send all documentation showing proof of the tax ID obtained to the Tax Department by submitting a Tax Ticket. Choose "Need to Add Tax Jurisdiction/Obtained Tax ID" from the ticket reason drop down. It's best practice to add new tax ID's before processing payment for employees within the jurisdiction. 

    • Related Articles

    • Virginia

      The state of Virginia requires both a Withholding Tax ID and a State Unemployment Tax ID, both formats and links to apply are below. Withholding Tax ID Link to Apply: https://www.tax.virginia.gov/register-business-virginia Agency Contact Info: ...
    • Employee Tax Settings

      For optimal accuracy, we recommend that employees manage their tax settings directly through our online self-service options. If you would like to encourage the employee to update their own tax settings, provide this guide. Employees can change their ...
    • System added miscellaneous state tax parameter for (AGENCY): Supplemental Type

      "System added miscellaneous state tax parameter for California: Supplemental Type" or  "Default settings applied to all open pay statements: (please verify)." or "Employee does not work or live in the unemployment state for this pay statement." These ...
    • State Tax ID Application Process - Let Green Leaf Apply for You!

      When hiring new employees in states you don't currently have employees working in, you must first obtain a Payroll State Tax ID in order to properly tax the employee as well as pay Employer Taxes to the correct agency. To check your Tax ID's on file ...
    • Viewing Employee Tax Settings as well as adding Required Occupational Codes

      Best practice is to have the employee's fill out Withholding forms for any Federal and State tax setting changes. If you'd like to look at the tax setting manually, you can do so by navigating to the employee info. Once within the employee's profile, ...