California Employers: The beginning of every year you will want to make sure you update your State Unemployment Tax (SUTA) and Employment Training Tax (ETT). 

QuickBooks normally updates all your rates for you. Unfortunately, EDD assigns each employer a rate. QuickBooks doesn’t have access to these rates. 

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Updating SUTA & ETT Tax for QuickBooks Desktop:

  • Go up to “Lists”
  • “Payroll Item List”
  • Find State unemployment, double-click
  • Click “Next”
  • Click “Next” again
  • Change “Company Tax Rates”
  • Click “Next”
  • “Payroll Tax Rate Change Warning” pop up screen
  • Click “Change”
  • Click “Next”
  • Click “Finish”

**ETT Rate depends on whether your unemployment rate is high or low


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