Overview: If you're a new company or have an employee working out of Texas and need to register for unemployment tax, that can be done through the Texas Workforce Commission website.
Important: Texas does not impose a state income tax, so you will only need to register for unemployment income tax.
Type of Tax:
State Unemployment Income Tax (SUI)
Texas Workforce Commission
Register Your Business
Go to the Texas Workforce Commission website.
Click logon to register for a new unemployment tax account
Log on with your existing TWC User ID or create a new User ID
Under quick links, select Sign Up for User ID
Answer a series of questions about the ownership of the business and the number of locations
Once the registration is complete, you will receive a TWC Tax Account Number instantly
Please let us know about your new SUI account number and rate, or you can enter that through your Buddy Punch account via Payroll --> Company Details --> choose Update next to Onboard Status.
If you have questions about obtaining the registration process, please contact the Texas Workforce Commission at 512-463-2699 or email: [email protected] with any questions.
How to Grant TPA Access
Login to your TWC online services account
Click on User Admin to the right of the My Home tab
Select Applicant List under the Quick Links table. You should see KOHL, Jim; Check Technologies
Under the Action header, click on Review. If you don’t see “KOHL, JIM”, it is because Check Technologies hasn’t requested access due to online account limitations. Please verify you have set up an administrator for your TWC account.
On the Review Applicant page, click on the Approve button.
On the User Permissions page, click the checkbox for the following permissions:
Manage Wage Reports
Please let us know when you are done so we can verify TPA access on our end.