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TWC has launched a new way for customers to communicate with the agency.
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Purpose of Forms

With these forms, employers provide information necessary to determine if they are liable for unemployment tax under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act (TUCA) and enable TWC to establish a new tax account for an employer.

Non-Farm Employers

Non-farm employers establish a new account by submitting:

Farm or Ranch Employers

Farm or ranch employers establish a new account by submitting:

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Who Can Use These Forms

Any individual or employing unit operating a business in Texas or that has acquired a business or employees of a business in Texas can use this form.

Employing Unit is defined as any individual or type of organization, any partnership, association, trust, estate, joint-stock company, LLC or corporation, whether domestic or foreign, or the receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, trustee or successor thereof, or the legal representative of a deceased person, which has had in its employ one or more individuals performing services for it in Texas.

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Where to Mail Your Form

Mail completed forms, inquiries, or corrections to:

TWC Tax Department
P.O. Box 149037
Austin, TX 78714-9037

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Other Options for Registering

Register for a new account online using Unemployment Tax Registration. You will receive a TWC unemployment tax account number upon completion. TWC provides this quick, free, online service to make registering as easy as possible. Visit Unemployment Tax Registration for more information about this service.

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Open Records

Individuals may receive and review information that TWC collects about the individual by emailing open.records@twc.texas.gov or writing to

TWC Open Records
101 E 15th St, Rm 266
Austin, TX 78778-0001

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