Overview

Running payroll as an employer has many requirements. One of them is submitting quarterly payroll reports to the state. The reports contain a summary of gross wages paid to employees and payroll taxes sent to the state. Gusto handles this for you. Most states simply receive the report from Gusto on your behalf. Texas is special and requires you, and only you, to authorize Texas that it is ok to receive these reports from Gusto. So far we've handled the majority of the work of forming your LLC, processing your S Corp election, and even registering you as an employer with the state. Texas requires this last part to be done by you.

Action

  1. Write down your TWC Tax Account Number. You can find this at Gusto > Company Details > Texas Tax Setup > TWC Account Number.
  2. Create a User ID by clicking here. Towards the end you will be automatically brought to the Request Employer Access page. It will bring you here without having to log in with the User ID you just created. Put in your TWC Tax Account Number from step #1.
  3. Let us know when you complete step #2 and we will let you know when to proceed with step #4
  4. Log in here.
  5. Click “My Employers” on the left hand side under “Quick Links”
  6. Find your company name and click “Select” under the “Action” column
  7. At the top of the page, click the “Account Info” tab
  8. Select “Third Party Authorization” under “Quick Links” on the right hand side
  9. Select “Complete C-42 Authorization”
  10. Select the box to certify that you are the owner Grantor
  11. Select CEO for Grantor Work title
  12. Under Grantee, populate the following information:
    Grantee TWC Account Number: 140202401
    Grantee’s Name: ZenPayroll Inc dba Gusto
    Street: 1201 16th St Suite 350
    City: Denver
    State: CO
    Zip: 80202
  13. Select “Grant Written Authorization”
  14. Sign the Docusign that comes up and select finish
  15. Log into gusto
  16. From the left side menu > company details > texas tax setup > manage taxes > ui registration > edit pencil > "yes, i have authorized gusto" > save button
  17. Done!
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