File Payroll Tax

Business FEIN is Invalid

Please enter your 9 digit Business FEIN above, numbers only no dashes or slashes.

Please be advised, the Payroll Tax Filing Process has been updated to include the registration process. If you have filed successfully in the past the information we have for your business will be displayed for your review. Please make any necessary changes. If this is your first time filing and you have not registered in the past, the fields will appear blank. The existing data or blank fields will not appear until a valid 9-digit Business FEIN is entered above.

STEP 1: Review Registration Details and enter any missing information. The fields marked with an * are required and you will not be able to proceed without entering required data.

STEP 2: Enter Payroll Tax Filing details and File Return. You will receive a confirmation email with details about your filing regardless of how you decide to pay. If you are mailing or bringing funds in person, please bring confirmation email with you. If you are paying via the web once you submit the filing you will be re-directed to our payment processor. Once you have completed filling in all the required information, the File Return button will appear at the bottom of this page.

Make check payable to: City of Jersey City-Payroll Tax
Please ensure that your Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) appears on your check so that processing your payment is not delayed.
Returns and payments should be sent to:

City of Jersey City
Payroll Tax Unit
280 Grove Street
Room 101
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Return and payment must be received by due dates listed:
1st Quarter - April 30th of the filing year.
2nd Quarter - July 31st of the filing year.
3rd Quarter - October 31st of the filing year.
4th Quarter - January 31st of the year immediately following the filing year.

Postmarks are not proof of payment.
Late payments are subject to interest at the rate of eight (8%) percent per annum on the first $1,500 of the delinquency and eighteen (18%) per annum on any amount in excess of $1,500

You will receive a confirmation email that your return has been filed.

Business Address & Contact Information - STEP 1

Established Date is invalid
Name is invalid
Address is invalid
City/State is invalid
Postal is invalid
Name is invalid
Email is invalid or not lowercase
Phone is invalid
Closed Date is invalid

Payroll Company / Accountant & Contact Information

Payroll Tax Filing Information - STEP 2

Year is invalid must be greater than or equal 2019
Quarter is invalid cannot be less than 1 or greater than 4
# of Resident Employees is invalid must be 0 or greater
# of Non-Resident Employees is invalid must be 0 or greater
Non-Resident Payroll amount is invalid must be a 0 or greater
Name of Person Filing Return is Invalid

Payment & Acknowledgement Information

Method of Payment is Invalid

Acknowledgement is Required