What do I need to enroll in AutoFile for New Jersey?

To enroll in AutoFile for New Jersey, you'll need the details listed below:

New Jersey AutoFile Enrollment FAQ


What's my State Registered Business Name?

  • This is the business name you provided to the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • It should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork, as well as in your New Jersey Department of Taxation account.

What's my NJ State Taxpayer ID?

  • This is the 12-digit state certificate number you received from the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • We explain this in more detail here.

> What's my NJ Login Type?

  • New Jersey has two website options to submit and pay your sales tax returns. You may use either of these sites for AutoFile:
    • NJ Department of Taxation - To use this site for AutoFile, you will need your:
      • 12 digit state certificate number that you received from the state when you registered for your sales tax license. 
      • 4-digit PIN According to the state, this PIN will be printed on the Welcome letter you receive after registering. 
    • NJ Premier Business Services (PBS) - To use this site for AutoFile, you will need:
      • Your myNewJersey Login ID and Password used to access your PBS account
      • Important: Make sure that your business has been successfully added to your account, so that there are tax returns available to file.

What's my State Assigned Payment Schedule?

  • This is the filing frequency assigned to you by the New Jersey Division of Taxation.
  • New Jersey offers a quarterly return schedule, and a monthly with quarterly returns schedule (also known as Quarterly Prepay)
  • If you're not sure of this detail for your account, you can contact the state and them to confirm this detail for you. (We list contact details for the state, here)

What's my First Filing Period?

  • Pending successful verification, the period listed here is the estimated first filing period TaxJar will file.
  • The First Filing Period is based on the date the enrollment form is saved and the payment schedule.