NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56133

Industry 56133

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 56133 – Professional Employer Organizations

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 56133: See industry description for NAICS 561330 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 561330: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing human resources and human resource management services to client businesses. Establishments in this industry operate in a co-employment relationship with client businesses or organizations and are specialized in performing a wide range of human resource and personnel management duties, such as payroll, payroll tax, benefits administration, workers’ compensation, unemployment, and human resource administration. Professional employer organizations (PEOs) are responsible for payroll, including withholding and remitting employment-related taxes, for some or all of the employees of their clients, and also serve as the employer of those employees for benefits and related purposes.

Cross-References for Industry 56133

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 56133. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Supplying their own employees for limited periods of time to supplement the working force of a client’s business–are classified in Industry NAICS 561320, Temporary Help Services; and
  • Listing employment vacancies and in referring or placing applicants for employment–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 561311, Employment Placement Agencies.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 56133

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 56133. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Employee leasing services
  • Labor leasing services
  • PEO (professional employer organizations)
  • Professional employer organizations (PEO)
  • Staff leasing services

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 56: Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
    • Subsector 561: Administrative and Support Services
      • Industry Group 5613: Employment Services
        • Industry 56133: Professional Employer Organizations (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 561330: Professional Employer Organizations

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