What is EDD?
EDD stands for Employment Development Department. In California this department oversees Unemployment Insurance, as well as the CALJOBS Online system.
What is an EDD Number?
An EDD Number is California’s version of an Unemployment Tax Insurance ID Number. In some states it’s called a “UI Number”.
What is CALJOBS Online?
CALJOBS Online is a state-run website that allows Employers post jobs, and Job Seekers to search the job database. It also has other functions. Click here for the full information.
Do I need an EDD Number to Register on the CALJOBS online site?
Yes, it’s mandatory. Most businesses in California that have staff must register for Unemployment Insurance. The link to do so is here.
Am I required to ENROLL for an EDD Number / Payroll Taxes / Unemployment Insurance as an Employer?
California’s Employment Development Department FAQ says it best:
If you operate a business and employ one or more employees, you must register as an employer with us when you pay more than $100 in wages in a calendar quarter. If you are a household employer of one or more household workers, you must register with us when you pay cash wages of $750 or more in a calendar quarter.
What’s the link to ENROLL for an EDD Number?
Here are two pages on the state site. Click here to get the basic information. Click here to visit the ENROLLMENT page directly.
I Don’t Have Any Staff Yet, Do I still Need to ENROLL for An EDD Number / Payroll Taxes / Unemployment Insurance?
Here’s an article that answers this question.
Why can’t PERM-Ads.com ENROLL my business for an EDD Number / Payroll Tax / Unemployment Insurance for me?
Our firm specializes in primarily pricing and placing ads for PERM Labor Certification recruitment purposes, and while SWA Job Orders are part of the mandatory recruitment, assisting firms with Registering a CALJOBS Online account is the limit of our services.
Registering your firm for Unemployment Tax Insurance or any other Sate-run program is beyond the scope of our expertise, training or authority.
It’s a job best done by your company ownership in collaboration it’s accounting staff.
We’ve gone the extra mile in providing this FAQ just to aim you in the right direction.