West Virginia 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 if your company is coming from a previous payroll provider.
Closing West Virginia Unemployment and Withholding Accounts:
Please follow the steps outlined below to close your West Virginia Unemployment and Withholding accounts:
- When your previous payroll provider files your Employer’s Quarterly Return of Income Tax Withheld (IT-101Q), please have them check Part 2 to indicate your business has stopped paying wages.
- Enter the date prior to your Justworks start date.
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.