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New company registration in Nebraska

Income tax withholding

Register with the Nebraska Department of Revenue online or 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 if you register by mail and as soon as same-day if you register online. 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.