This mandate contains a waiver provision for employers who are unable to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits. To request a waiver, employers must complete and submit a waiver request by mail or fax. A copy of the waiver can be downloaded here – E-file and E-pay Mandate Waiver Request. Employers will be notified by mail if their waiver is approved or denied. An approved waiver will be valid for one year. Upon the expiration of the approval period, an employer must start to electronically file and pay, or submit a new waiver request to avoid a non-compliance penalty. For more information, please refer to the EDD announcement – Information Sheet.
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