Andraya Carson: Update on Arizona State Unemployment and Payroll Taxes

With the start of a new year comes new requirements to abide by regarding state taxes and payroll “stuff”. Many of our clients have been asking for updates, and so, whether you are an employer or an employee, you should know a few things…..

Withholding Requirements:

  • Register as an employer by filing Form UC-001 (Joint Tax Application). Registration can be completed online here.
  • Employee Withholding Form, A-4
  • Withholding Method = percent of gross pay
  • Supplemental Rate = percent of gross pay

Local Taxes:


Arizona State Tax Unemployment Insurance:

Report quarterly wages and contributions by filing Form UC-018 (Unemployment Tax and Wage Report) by last day of month following end of quarter.  Can be completed online here.

Wage base $7,000 for 2014 and 2015
Rates range from 0.03% to 7.79 for 2015%
New employers use 2.0% for 2015
Job Training Tax surcharge – 0.10%, not included in stated rate.

Special Assessment of .50% for 2012.  This will NOT be assessed on wages in 2013.

State Disability Insurance:


State Labor Laws:

Minimum Wage – $7.90 per hour effective 1/1/14 and $8.05 per hour effective 1/1/15.
Termination Pay – Fired- pay within seven working days or the end of the next regular pay period, whichever is sooner. Quits- pay by the next regular payday.

New Hire Reporting:

Arizona New Hire Reporting Center
P.O Box 402
Holbrook, MA 02343

Fax: 888-282-0502
To file online click here

Remit Withholding for Child Support to:

Division of Child Support Enforcement
Department of Economic Security
PO Box 40458
Phoenix, AZ 85067
Report using this site

Reciprocal States:


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Andraya Carson: Negative Posts on Websites and Companies I Have Worked For

Hi, my name is Andraya Carson. Yes, I am actually the real Andraya Carson and not the impersonator that is all over the internet trying to discredit my name. I guess that I really made it in life to have someone else who I don’t even know, pretend to be me, Dray Carson, and post things on the internet. Now I really know that there is reality behind the saying that ‘just because it’s on google doesn’t make it real!’. Don’t trust everything on the internet. I personally have never ever written something negative about another person or a company that I have worked with, on the internet. As a matter of a fact, I have never helped anyone else who may be doing that type of work with negative postings. I am from the thought that if you can’t say something nice, don’t say it all at. Especially on the internet. But for some reason, someone who I don’t even know, thinks that I have posted something about a company that I worked with, and so they are threatening me and blackmailing me openly on blogs until I ‘take down the posts’. Unfortunately, there is no way that I, Andraya Carson, can do that, since I NEVER POSTED ANYTHING TO BEGIN WITH! And this ‘person’ is saying that I am involved in Sex trade, that I- Dray Carson- am a sex prostitute and have aids and other diseases, and they also name people (who I have never met) that I am involved with for these illegal actions. The irony is that I am actually an activist against Human Trafficking- Sex and Labor Trafficking, and this mysterious person is saying that I am a part of the very industry that I am against. What a joke. And their language is so poor, it’s a strange combination of painful to try and figure out what they are trying to say, and hilarious when realizing how outlandish what they are saying really is, to anyone who reads the remarks. So, for those of you out there who have the misfortune to come across this type of content, my apologies in advance for that trouble. For those of you reading this who may be actually doing that drama of posting those things- realize please that you are misguided and think this through clearly- If I could take down the ‘information’ you claim I am posting, trust me I would have. There are so many things that are important to me that I don’t have enough time as it is to do- I would NOT WASTE my time posting nonsense about companies that I no longer am affiliated with. And to be honest- I don’t have anything negative to even say about any company I have worked with. I was always in the right place at the right time, and fortunate for all experiences (good and bad) that I have had while working with various companies and persons. I have learned all along the way!



Andraya Carson is in Business Development

Andraya Carson works with businesses to help them grow in many areas. There are people on the internet that are trying to say horrible things about Andraya Carson, but those who know Dray Carson know that she is kind, caring, loving, and there to help people. It is unfortunate that the internet is such a positive but yet also negative place to be. People can do and say things with no merit and that is what they are doing to Andraya Carson. Andraya Carson is a remarkable person, and a gift for any business she is in.

Andraya Carson- Business Development Manager and Personal Friend

I just wanted to say a few things about Andraya Carson. I have known her now for eight years and since the day we meet I knew she was a quality, caring and sincere individual. Andraya Carson or (Dray) as I call her has always had a very impressive  spirit and way of jumping into difficult situations and finding answers. Every job she has had she jumps in 150% as I like to say, she gives it her heart and soul. Andraya is very passionate about everything she does and also has a lot of integrity.  In her personal life, I have always been impressed with how muchshe treasures the people close to her. She takes the time to listen and give whatever supportshe can.  She takes people in whole and sees the best in them. She is not only beautiful on the outside but also on the inside.

– S. Smith

Andraya Carson- Business Development Manager turned “Soul Coach”

Just a quick shout out to one of my favorite human beings, Andraya Carson!

“Soul Coach” is a category that Reality will have to create for Andraya Carson.  Combining wisdom, humor, and uncanny intuition born out of her years of study and actual practice in multitudes of disciplines, Andraya is a Shift facilitator par excellence.  Her calm and complete acceptance of me (and herself), is a contagious miracle that I’ve experienced time and again, as have my friends, and my daughter as well.

Thank you so much for being who you ARE, Dray.  I look forward to the day when “Andraya Carson” is a household name!

– Glenn

The Public Speaks Out on Andraya Carson

“I have known Andraya Carson for a few years now and I can honestly say with no hesitation that she is the Queen of ‘Outside the box’ thinking. Farmers have a divining rod, Andraya Carson is just attracted to opportunity. She is smart, daring, well connected, with an amazing brain inside her beautiful head. I enjoy conducting business with Andraya Carson and on a personal note, she’s just a top quality individual worthy of knowing.” – Kenneth von Hopf, Business Owner

“Andraya Carson (Dray Carson) is the best–focused, detail-oriented and caring. She never forgets tha she is working for your benefit. Andraya Carson is an excellent advisor and is conscientious about followup.” – J. Bardin, Writer | Strategist | Speaker

“Andraya Carson (Dray Carson) is one of the most driven, organized and detailed oriented people i have ever worked with. Her service levels are second to none and she is a tireless worker. Dray has a very unique ability to combine sales skills with operations to create a powerful and positive person.” J. Prendergast, CEO

“I would only recommend Andraya Carson to an organization desiring to hire a person of great integrity, coupled with experience and knowledge of all things financial, while still able to remain personable to all with whom she comes into contact. If those exemplary qualities are not those for which you’re looking, then Dray Carson would be not be a good “fit” for your organization.” – M. Sexton, Title Agent

“I have the utmost pleasure working with Andraya Carson in 2008 for one of my projects. She was on-time, highly professional and brought a great energy to the project! I would refer her to any of my colleagues in a moment’s notice!” – J. Patrick, Owner | Photographer | Public Speaker

“Dray Carson is an excellent person to work with in your finances. She is very detailed and makes sure that everything is covered for what ever the project. Andraya  follows through and keep you up-to-date with everything she does. The job gets done with her. If you are looking for some to handle or help make good decisions for your financial future, you’re going to want to talk to Dray Carson.” S. Parrault, Business Owner

Who is Andraya Carson- Business Development Professional

Andraya Carson (Dray Carson) is an entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in business development, operations, sales, marketing and consulting.  Andraya Carson began her career as a financial advisor and quickly advanced to the position of Managing Partner for a Phoenix based, full financial planning firm, and was recognized as the top advisor each year.  Additionally, Andraya Carson created and implemented training programs, documented procedures and participated in product development. Andraya Carson then co-founded a private equity firm where she led the Investor Relations division and managed the firm’s operations. In 2009 Andraya Carson launched  a boutique business development firm, and enjoys working personally with small to mid-size business owners from a variety of industries, helping them identify the possibilities of their business and find solutions to significantly improve productivity and profitability. Currently Andraya Carson is also a Business Advisor with a privately held professional employer organization (PEO) founded in 1995.  Together they provide best-in-class solutions that take businesses to the next level, creating a more streamline approach to managing Human Resources, and gaining access to better benefits, stress-free payroll and administrative relief. CLICK ON COMMENTS SECTION OF EACH BLOG POST TO HEAR THE PUBLIC SPEAK OUT ON ANDRAYA CARSON!