Register in Nebraska

Nebraska tax agencies

  • Nebraska Department of Revenue (DOR) - income tax withholding
  • Nebraska Department of Labor (DOL) - unemployment tax

Set up an existing company

Existing companies in Nebraska can find their Nebraska ID Number on the Monthly Withholding Deposit (Form 501N) or other notices received from the Nebraska Department of Revenue. If you're unsure of your number, you should call the agency at (800) 742-7474.

If you've run payroll in Nebraska before, you can find your Insurance Tax Account Number on your combined Tax Report (Form UI 11T) or other notices received from the Nebraska Department of Labor. 

Your Nebraska Combined Tax Rate can be found on the Notice of Combined Tax Rate that you received from the Nebraska Department of Labor. It ranges from 0%–5.4% with a wage base of $9,000. If you're unsure of your rate, you can call the agency at (402) 471-9000.

Register a new company

Income tax withholding

Register with the Nebraska Department of Revenue by downloading this form here. Once you have completed this form, you can either fax it to the DOR to 1 (402) 471-5927 or mail the application to:

Nebraska Department of Revenue
PO Box 98903
Lincoln, NE 68509-8903

You should receive your ID Number within 2 weeks by mail. Please keep this time frame in mind when planning your first Nebraska payroll.

Unemployment tax

New employers in the state of Nebraska can register with the Nebraska Department of Labor online to obtain an Insurance Tax Account Number and rate. You should receive this number in 7 days after registering online. The rate for new employers is generally 1.25% (or 5.4% for employers in the construction industry).

If you're unsure of your account number or rate, you should call the agency at (402) 471-9000.

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