Employees should fill out Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate.
Washington state employers do not withhold income tax.
State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)
Rates range from 0.13% – 5.72%
The new employer rate is 90% of the average rate for all businesses in their respective industries.
If an employee is fired or quits, they should receive their final pay on the next regular payday.
Employer’s need to create a Workers’ Compensation account with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry.
New Hire Filing
Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and employees returning to work within 20 days
Reporting by mail
New hire reporting form
Washington State Support Registry
P.O. Box 45868
Olympia, WA 98504-5868
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