Third-Party Administrators and Remitters

Services available to third-party administrators and remitters are supplied to agents who have a power-of-attorney on file with the Division of Employment Security for each employer for which data is requested. Transactions involving a power-of-attorney must comply with General Statute Chapter 32A.

TPAs and Remitters

Who is a TPA or remitter?

Who is a TPA or remitter?

Third-party administrators and remitters are representatives interacting with the Division of Employment Security on behalf of an employer. 

Do I need a remitter number?

Do I need a remitter number?

If you report tax and wage data or file claims for employers with employees in North Carolina, you will need a remitter number.

How do I obtain a tax remitter number?

How do I obtain a tax remitter number?

A remitter number may be obtained by contacting Wage Records at 919-707-1191.

What do I need to do after I receive the remitter number?

What do I need to do after I receive the remitter number?

Once you receive the remitter number and PIN, you must create an online account. During this process, you will create your own unique User ID and PIN. The process is complete when you receive an email confirmation with instructions to activate your account.

How do I link employers to my account?

How do I link employers to my account?

You will need to submit the Remitter Authorization Form (RAF-2) for each employer you want added to your account. After employers are linked, you can view the employer's account information and do business for the employer. 

The RAF-2 form may be faxed to 919-733-1255 or mailed to:

Division of Employment Security
P.O. Box 26504
Raleigh, N.C. 27611-6504