California Releases Updated Version of Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages (Form DE-9)

Paul Ogawa
June 12, 2017

California recently released an updated version of Form DE-9, the Quarterly Contribution Return and Report of Wages. This form is issued by the Employment Development Department, and is used by employers in California to report wages and withholdings on a quarterly basis. 

This new version makes no changes to the form itself. However, the instructions were edited to provide better instruction for filers: mainly, references to forms and publications were changed to list the form or publication’s abbreviated name. Additionally, Third-Party Sick Pay references were updated to the proper information sheets (DE-231R and DE-231T). 

To review this form in its entirety, please visit the California EDD website by clicking on the link provided here.

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Paul Ogawa

Paul Ogawa is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos Compliance. As part of the Regulatory Analysis team, his main areas of focus are state and federal tax withholding, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and Canadian tax information reporting. Prior to Sovos, Paul worked as a litigation attorney in Boston area law firms, representing clients in insurance subrogation claims, family law matters, and employment disputes. Paul is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, earned his B.A. from Brandeis University and his J.D. from the Suffolk University Law School.
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