Arizona is what's referred to as a PEO-reporting state for unemployment insurance. Justworks will report unemployment taxes under the Justworks unemployment account number. Customers will be subject to the Justworks state unemployment rate. Please suspend or close your previous unemployment account.
Closing AZ Unemployment and Withholding Accounts:
Please close your AZ Unemployment account by filling out the Report of Changes Form or requesting the closure through the state's online portal. Please reach out to Justworks support for either a pre-filled version of the paper form or instructions for completing the closure through the online portal.
Please follow the steps outlined below to close your AZ Withholding account:
- Complete a Business Account Update form.
- Section A: fill in identifying information and #1-2 and enter your withholding account number in the License Number field.
- Cancel effective date: (If the Justworks effective date is the first day of a quarter, use the day before. e.g., if you have a Justworks effective date of 01/01/22, enter a cancel effective date of 12/31/21. Otherwise, use the quarter-end date following the effective date. e.g., if you have a Justworks effective date of 05/01/21, enter a cancel effective date of 06/30/21 end date.)
- License Type: Withholding/Unemployment Tax Registration
Arizona Department of Revenue
PO Box 29032
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9032
Please choose between one of the options below to close your AZ unemployment account:
Option 1 (Online):
Log in to the Arizona Unemployment Tax and Wage System
Click File Reports of Changes, and the button on the following page
Under Leasing Company Info, click Change Leasing Company
Enter the following information:
Leasing employees as of: [Justworks start date]
Name: Justworks Employment Group LLC
Account #: 7673410-2
Address: P.O. Box 7119, Church Street Station, New York, NY 10008-7119
Contact: Isaac Oates
Click File Changes with the State
Option 2 (Paper):
Request a pre-filled Report of Changes form Justworks. Complete and fax this to (602) 532-5539, or mail to the following address:
Employer Registration Unit
P.O. Box 6028, Mail Drop 5881
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6028
This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, legal or tax advice. If you have any legal or tax questions regarding this content or related issues, then you should consult with your professional legal or tax advisor.