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Arizona Compliance and Regulatory Resources

Understanding the ever-changing nature of business regulations in Arizona can be complex. Compliance regulations are named one of the top struggles for business owners.1 Paychex shares state resources to help you keep your business compliant in Arizona.

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State Tax Rates and Limits

State Supplemental Withholding Rate*

0.5% to 3.5%

2024 AZ Withholding Tables

State Unemployment Taxable Wage Base Limit


State Unemployment Rate Range for Employers

0.05% to 14.03%

State Unemployment New Employer Rate


State Hourly Minimum Wage


State Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees


AZ wage and hour information


All employers in the state must enroll in and use the E-Verify system for all new hires.

  • Penalties: Noncompliance could result in probationary periods and additional filing requirements, license suspension, and potential permanent revocation of license.

Note to employers: Employers have requirements once enrolled in E-Verify, including but not limited to completion of Form I-9 and its verification (the Three Day Rule). Noncompliance could lead to significant civil fines. Some local municipalities also have E-Verify requirements.

State Tax ID Registration

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) Registration

  • Registration instructions for Arizona state withholding and SUI are on one form.
    • Registration immediate for state withholding, uses federal ID number XXXXXXXXX (9 digits). SUI ID will be mailed to you with the format of XXXXXXXX (8 digits).
    • Email your registration confirmation to your Paychex Service Professional.

Entering your account numbers in Paychex Flex: Enter your new account number in your Paychex Flex® account to ensure that your Paychex account is updated and email your registration confirmation document to your Paychex Service Professional.

Workplace Safety


Arizona has an OSHA-approved state plan that covers most private-sector workers and all state and local government workers.

Workers' Compensation

Coverage is mandatory for the employers with any employees

Compliance Insights