Washington

Withholding

Withholding requirements

Supplemental rate

Washington state employers do not withhold income tax.

State Unemployment Insurance (SUI)

Wage base

$56,500

Contribuitions

Rates range from 0.13% – 5.72%
The new employer rate is 90% of the average rate for all businesses in their respective industries.

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Labor

Minimum wage

$13.69

Termination Pay

If an employee is fired or quits, they should receive their final pay on the next regular payday.

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Employer’s need to create a Workers’ Compensation account with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industry.

New Hire Filing

Reporting deadline

Employers must report hiring, rehiring, and employees returning to work within 20 days

Reporting by mail

New hire reporting form

Form W-4

Child Support

More information

Washington State Support Registry
P.O. Box 45868
Olympia, WA 98504-5868

Other

New employer registration

Local taxes

N/A

Reciprocal states

N/A

Disability insurance

N/A

Last Updated

01/06/2021

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