Unemployment Tax Registration

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Using Unemployment Tax Registration

Employers must register with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) within 10 days of becoming subject to the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. TWC provides this quick, free, online service to make registering as easy as possible.

You will answer a series of questions about the ownership of the business and the number of locations operated. Once the registration is complete, liable employers will receive a TWC Tax Account Number and may be able to file wage reports and submit unemployment tax payments online.

The registration process takes approximately 20 minutes. The system will automatically save partial registration information once the initial details have been entered. Incomplete registrations will be accessible through this Internet site for one year; you can come back later to continue the registration process.

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Technology Requirements & Privacy

Technology Requirements

Recommended browsers to use our Unemployment Tax systems: Internet Explorer 6.1 and higher and Firefox 2.x. Select Internet Explorer or Firefox to download a free upgrade.

In Internet Explorer version 8 or higher, the Content Advisor must be disabled to access TWC's Internet systems. If you try to logon but receive the message, "The system has logged you off. Please logon again to access the requested page.", then ensure that your browser’s Content Advisor is disabled. You can check the Content Advisor setting or change it by following these steps: On the browser, select Tools. Select Internet Options. Select Content. When the Content Advisor is disabled, the Enable button displays. When the Content Advisor is enabled, the Disable button displays. To change the setting, select the button that displays (Enable or Disable). If prompted, enter the password. Select OK to close the Internet Options window. Close the browser, reopen it and try to logon again.

Privacy Information

Texas Workforce Commission collects personal information entered into electronic forms on this Internet site. For more information on your rights to request, review and correct information submitted on our electronic forms, see TWC's Website Privacy & Security Information.

Public Computer

If you are using a computer in a public place, log off and close the browser when you are finished using this website to prevent others from viewing your information.

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