If you’re experiencing errors when trying to submit your payroll, it may be because of a Tax Registration Code. In this blog post, we will go over what a Tax Registration Code is and how to find it. After that, we will provide instructions on how to fix the error and submit your payroll. The Tax Registration Code is a nine-digit number that is used to uniquely identify a payroll.

This can cause problems when trying to process payments or file taxes. If you notice an invalid Tax Registration Code on a payroll, please contact your accountant or tax advisor immediately.

Unfortunately, this payroll has an invalid Tax Registration Code. Please ensure that you input the correct code in the fields below. If you need any assistance, please contact our office. Thank you for your cooperation.

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What is a Tax Registration Code?

  • A Tax Registration Code is a unique number assigned to a business entity by the IRS.
  • When you create a payroll in QuickBooks, you can choose between two tax registration codes: GST and PST.
  • However, if you use the PST code, your payroll will include the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) amount as part of your employee’s taxable income.
  • If you use the wrong tax registration code on a payroll, it could cause some problems.
  • In addition, if an employer fails to withhold taxes correctly from an employee’s paychecks, that employer could be liable for back taxes.
  • So make sure you use the right tax registration code when creating a new payroll in QuickBooks.
  • And if you need help determining which code to use, our support team is happy to help you out.

How to find your Tax Registration Code

In order to find your

  • Tax Registration Code, you will need to navigate to the IRS website
  • Input your social security number as well as your employer’s identification number, and ask for “Employer Identification Number (EIN) Verification.”
  • The IRS will then provide you with your Tax Registration Code.

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How to fix an error in your Tax Registration Code

  • If you are experiencing an error when attempting to submit your payroll,
  • There are a few things you can do to try and resolve the issue.
  • First, review your Tax Registration Code.
  • This code should be included in the header of each paystub and is used
  • To identify the specific tax year for which the wages were paid.
  • If you cannot find this code or it appears incorrect, contact your employer or payroll provider to ask for assistance.
  • If you have already submitted your payroll and are still experiencing issues,
  • You can try resubmitting it using a new Tax Registration Code.
  • You may also need to contact the IRS if your Payroll ID does not match the tax information on file.


Thank you for reading this article on the error message ‘This payroll has an invalid Tax Registration Code.

Hopefully, by now you have found out what the error is and how to fix it.

In order to resolve these issues, contact customer service or visit a tax accountant. If all else fails, filing a lawsuit may be necessary.

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