Payroll by Wave offers an additional Tax Service for several states within the US. With this service, Wave can pay and file your state and federal taxes when you activate your Payroll account. All you have to do is sign up, and we’ll take it from there!

What states are supported by Tax Service?

Wave’s Tax Service is currently available in eight US states: California, Florida, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.

What payments will the Tax Service team make?

Federal

  • IRS-WH – Federal Income Tax, Social Security, Medicare
  • IRS-FUTA – Federal Unemployment Insurance Tax

State

California

  • State Income Tax Withholding 
  • California SDI (State Disability Insurance)
  • California State Unemployment Insurance Tax

Florida

  • Florida Reemployment Tax

Illinois

  • State Income Tax Withholding
  • Illinois State Unemployment Tax

New York

  • New York State Withholding Tax
  • New York State Unemployment Insurance Tax

North Carolina

  • North Carolina State Withholding Tax
  • North Carolina State Unemployment Tax

Texas

  • Texas Unemployment Insurance Tax

Virginia

  • Virginia State Withholding Tax
  • Virginia State Unemployment Tax

Washington

  • Washington State Unemployment Insurance Tax
  • Washington State Industrial Insurance

What forms will the Tax Service team file?

Federal

  • Form 941 – Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return, OR, depending on filing frequency, Form 944 – Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return
  • Form 940 – Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return
  • W-2/W-3 – Year end filing to Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • 1099-MISC – Miscellaneous Income for contractors. Wave will also file at the state level if required.

State

California

  • Form DE9, Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages
  • Form DE9C, Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages (Continuation)

Florida

  • Form RT-6, Employer’s Quarterly Report

Illinois

  • Form IL-941, Illinois Withholding Income Tax Return
  • Form UI-3/40, Employer’s Contribution and Wage Report
  • State copy of W-2

New York

  • Form NYS-45, Quarterly Combined Withholding, Wage Reporting, And Unemployment Insurance Return

North Carolina

  • NCUI 101, Employer’s Quarterly Tax and Wage Report
  • NC-5, Semiweekly/Monthly/Quarterly Income Tax Return
  • NC-3, Annual Withholding Reconciliation of Income Tax
  • State copy of W-2

Texas

  • Employer’s Quarterly Report

Virginia

  • FC-21/20, Employer Quarterly Payroll and Tax Report
  • VA-5, Employer’s Semiweekly/Monthly/Quarterly Income Tax Return
  • VA-6, Employer’s Annual Summary of Income Tax Return
  • State copy of W-2

Washington

  • EMS 5208 A Quarterly Unemployment Insurance - Tax Summary
  • EMS 5208 B Quarterly Unemployment Insurance – Wage Detail
  • F212-055-000 Workers’ Compensation Employer’s Quarterly Report
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