North Dakota Withholding Tax




What is North Dakota Withholding Tax?

Withholding tax is the amount of employee’s pay withheld by the employer and sent directly to the government as partial payment of state income tax.  The amount of withholding tax depends on employee’s income.  The North Dakota state income tax is between 1.22%-3.22%. Therefore, the withholding tax should be similar to the state income tax range.

Employees do not need to take any action.  The employers/businesses will need to deduct the withholding tax from employee’s paycheck and submit and file the withholding tax to North Dakota Dept of Revenue.

How much is North Dakota Withholding Tax?

Since North Dakota withholding tax withheld is used to pay for employee’s North Dakota state income tax, the withholding tax should correlate with state income tax bracket.  The North Dakota state income tax rate ranges from 1.22% to 3.22%.  The withholding tax should be within the state income tax rate range.

State Year  State Income Tax Rate Withholding Tax Rate
North Dakota 2015 1.22%-3.22% 1.22%-3.22%

How to File North Dakota Withholding Tax?

Employees do not need to do anything.

Employers/Businesses need to register withholding tax account with North Dakota Department of Revenue.  Depending the size of the company, every three months, the employers have to file a quarterly withholding reports and submit withholding tax to the Department of Revenue.  Most small businesses need to file quarterly while larger businesses need to file more frequently.

North Dakota Withholding Tax Forms

How to Register for North Dakota Withholding Tax?

Businesses with employees will need to register for North Dakota Withholding account. The easiest and fastest way to register for Withholding tax is online.

Click here to register for North Dakota Withholding Tax.

When to File and Deadlines for North Dakota Withholding Tax Return

Generally, North Dakota Withholding Tax returns have to be filed every three months, ending on March 31 (Q1), June 30 (Q2), September 30 (Q3) and December 31 (Q4). Typically, the deadline to mail North Dakota Withholding Tax return is the last day of the following month.

Quarter Months Deadline
Q1 January - March April 30
Q2 April - June July 31
Q3 July - September October 31
Q4 October - December January 31

North Dakota ND Withholding Tax Contacts and Address:

For more information or help on North Dakota Withholding Tax, please use the contact information below

Website North Dakota Dept of Revenue
Telephone 701-328-1248
Email withhold@nd.gov
Address North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner
600 E. Boulevard Ave  Dept 127
Bismarck ND 58505-0599

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