USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of South Dakota: Obtaining a TIN + Unemployment Insurance
This documentation outlines the processes and requirements associated with becoming a new employer in the state of South Dakota. Specifically, we will cover how to register for Unemployment Insurance.
Good to Know!
Federal Employer requirements (obtaining a federal identification number, withholding of federal income tax, FIC, and filing of all applicable federal returns (FUTA, 940, 941, and 1099-C) will not be discussed below - just the state of South Dakota's requirements. Click here for a basic (not all-inclusive) IRS checklist for Starting a New Business.
Register for Unemployment Tax Account
South Dakota require all newly established businesses to register with the Unemployment Insurance Tax Unit.
Successors to a business already subject to the unemployment insurance laws must register within 30 days of the change.
If there is a change in the ownership structure of your business (i.e. individual ownership changing to a corporation or LLC), you must register within 30 days of the change.
To register your business, visit the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation new user page. Once there, click on Create ID.
You also have the option to complete a printable Form 1 and send it to:
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
After completing the registration, you'll have access to:
One User ID and Password gives you access to:
SDWORKS Job Search Database
New Hire Reporting
Reemployment Assistance Tax
Reemployment Assistance Benefits