California Extends Deadlines for Employers Affected by Wildfires

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) is extending deadlines for employers affected by the multiple wildfires that began on October 8 and 9, 2017. The extension applies for employers in:

  • Butte County,
  • Lake County,
  • Mendocino County,
  • Napa County,
  • Nevada County,
  • Orange County,
  • Solano County,
  • Sonoma County, and
  • Yuba County.

Qualifying employers may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the EDD to file their state payroll reports and/or deposit state payroll taxes without penalty or interest.

Written requests for extension must be received within 60 days from the original delinquent date of the return or payment.

Details are available on the EDD’s website at

Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers, California Employment Development Department, October 2017

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