Forming An Entity For US Payroll Purposes

Case Study:
A New Zealand company has a single employee in the US paid by the New Zealand company. The New Zealand company desires to have a nationally recognized US payroll company prepare the state and local payroll reports. The US payroll company requires that a foreign entity has a US bank account from which payroll taxes are guaranteed.

New Zealand company registers in Washington as a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in Washington and opens a Washington bank account to meet the US payroll company’s requirements.