Home-Income Magazine


Home-Income Magazine

Click Logo To Page

 

Payroll Washington, Unique Aspects of Washington Payroll Law and Practice

Washington has no State Income Tax. There for there is no State Agency to oversee withholding deposits and reports. There are no State W2's to file, no supplement wage withholding rates and no State W2's to file.


Not all states allow salary reductions made under Section 125 cafeteria plans or 401(k) to be treated in the same manner as the IRS code allows. In Washington cafeteria plans are taxable for unemployment insurance purposes. 401(k) plan deferrals are taxable unemployment purposes.

Washington doesn't have income tax.


The Washington State Unemployment Insurance Agency is:

Employment Security Department
212 Maple Park Dr., Mail Stop KG-11
Olympia, WA 98504-5311
(360) 902-9360
www.wa.gov/esd/ui.htm


The State of Washington taxable wage base for unemployment purposes is wages up to $30,200.00.


Washington has optional reporting of quarterly wages on magnetic media.

Unemployment records must be retained in Washington for a minimum period of four years. This information generally includes: name; social security number; dates of hire, rehire and termination; wages by period; payroll pay periods and pay dates; date and circumstances of termination.


The Washington State Agency charged with enforcing the state wage and hour laws is:

Department of Labor and Industries
Specialty Compliance Services Division
P.O. Box 44400
Olympia, WA 98504-4400
(360) 902-5316
www.lni.wa.gov/

The minimum wage in Washington is $7.01 per hour.


The general provision in Washington concerning paying overtime in a non-FLSA covered employer is one and one half times regular rate after 40-hour week.


Washington State new hire reporting requirements are that every employer must report every new hire and rehire. The employer must report the federally required elements of:

  • Employee's name

  • Employee's address

  • Employee's date of birth

  • Employee's social security number

  • Employer's name

  • Employers address

  • Employer's Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)


This information must be reported within 20 days of the hiring or rehiring.
The information can be sent as a W4 or equivalent by mail, fax or electronically.
There is a $25.00 penalty for a late report and $500 for conspiracy in Washington.

The Washington new hire-reporting agency can be reached at 800-562-0479 or on the web at http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/

Washington does allow compulsory direct deposit but the employee's choice of financial institution must meet federal Regulation E regarding choice of financial institutions.


Washington requires the following information on an employee's pay stub:

  • Gross and Net Earnings

  • pay basis

  • straight time and overtime pay

  • hours worked

  • itemized deductions



Washington requires that employee be paid no less often than monthly.


Washington requires that the lag time between the end of the pay period and the payment of wages to the employee not exceed seven days.


Washington payroll law requires that involuntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by end of pay period and that voluntarily terminated employees must be paid their final pay by end of pay period.


Deceased employee's wages of $2,500 must be paid to the surviving spouse, children, or parents (in that order).


Escheat laws in Washington require that unclaimed wages be paid over to the state after one year.

The employer is further required in Washington to keep a record of the wages abandoned and turned over to the state for a period of 6 years.


There is no tip credit in Washington.

In Washington the payroll laws covering mandatory rest or meal breaks are only that all employees must have 30 minutes rest after 2-5 hours after shift starts and after 3 hours overtime; 10 minutes rest each 4 hours.


Washington statute requires that wage and hour records be kept for a period of not less than three years. These records will normally consist of at least the information required under FLSA.

The Washington agency charged with enforcing Child Support Orders and laws is:

Division of Child Support
Department of Social and Health Services
P.O. Box 9162
Mail Stop HJ-31
Olympia, WA 98507-9162
(360) 664-5200
http://www1.dshs.wa.gov/

Washington has the following provisions for child support deductions:

  • When to start Withholding? Immediately after receipt of order.

  • When to send Payment? Within 7 days of Payday; 5 days after payday in non-IV D cases.

  • When to send Termination Notice? "Promptly"

  • Maximum Administrative Fee? $10 for first payment, $1 for all others.

  • Withholding Limits? 50% of disposable earnings.





Please note that this article is not updated for changes that can and will happen from time to time.




Home-Income Magazine

FULL PAGE ADVERTISERS

._0-WANT_TO_PURCHASE_ MINERALS_&_OTHER_OIL_&_GAS _INTERESTS.pdf
0-D-WOOD.pdf
0-J-FANCY.pdf
0-JJ-GARNER.pdf
0-WANT_TO_PURCHASE_ MINERALS_&_OTHER_OIL_&_GAS _INTERESTS.pdf
00-G-MARTIN.pdf
00-J-HURLEY-2.pdf
00-R-Peterson.pdf
00-Wrightsco-com.pdf
00-d-balderstone.pdf
00-d-nicholls.pdf
00-m-bugarini.pdf
00-m-derrick.pdf
00-r-vandergrift.pdf
00-s-frescas.pdf
00-w-powell.pdf
01-AARON-BRYANY.pdf
01-D-Foley.pdf
01-DEL-PILAR.pdf
01-J-HURLEY.pdf
01-JCPatton.pdf
01-Slaton-Eison.pdf
02-Brite-Star.pdf
03-Brite-Star2.pdf
1-WANT_TO_PURCHASE_MINERALS_&_OTHER_OIL_&_GAS_INTERESTS.pdf
77-h-clay.pdf
88-BD-JOHNSON.pdf
88-D-Baker.pdf
88-J-SMITH.pdf
88-d-nicholls.pdf
88-eMclvor.pdf
88-h-clay.pdf
88-j-orlando.pdf
88-l-domerson.pdf
88-l-gaines.pdf
88-m-bugarini.pdf
88-s-frescas.pdf
99-A-Moore.pdf
99-E-Bynum (2).pdf
99-E-Bynum.pdf
99-H-Clay.pdf
99-J-SMITH.pdf
99-JC-Patton-Mail-Lists.pdf
99-Monique's Mail (2).pdf
99-Monique's Mail.pdf
99-R-Peterson.pdf
99-c-vandergrift.pdf
99-j-orlando.pdf
99-j-skuse (2).pdf
99-j-skuse.pdf
99-jj-jones.pdf
99-l-domerson.pdf
99-l-gaines.pdf
99-r-vandergrift.pdf
99-wrights.pdf
999-BROKER-BRITE-STAR-ENTERPRISES.pdf
999-Brite-Star.pdf
A-Moore.pdf
BD-JOHNSON.pdf
FRED-HINSTON.pdf
MAKE-MONEY.pdf
STS212.pdf
STS213.pdf
STS213a.pdf
STS214.pdf
WANT_TO_PURCHASE_MINERALS_AND_OTHER_OIL_&_GAS_INTERESTS.pdf
Your-2018-ADSHEET-DIRECTORY1.pdf
c-vandergrift.pdf
sam-scruggs-21.pdf

 

 

Visit Our Advertisers -
They help keep this service FREE!

NEW Ads every day in
Home-Income Magazine

Current Issue of 11/12/2019

WANT TO PURCHASE
MINERALS AND OTHER
OIL/GAS INTERESTS.

Send details to:
P.O. Box 13557
Denver, CO 80201


49

EARN BIG MONEY
PART-TIME
FROM HOME

Mailing our Full-Color
Sales Postcards
1-800-313-0961
or
www.abminfo.com
Referred by #2243
J.C. Patton

176

CASH NOW:

FINDING & WHOLESALING HOUSES FOR FAST PROFITS.
HOW TO EARN AN INCOME FLIPPING HOUSES...
WITHOUT CASH OR CREDIT...
AFFILIATE CASH MONEY
WEBSITE INCLUDED.
GO TO:
https//:m196.infusionsoft.com/go /reiwhlsale/Terry5/

4

MONEY-MAKING OPPORTUNITIES

Receive $50-$100 or More. Make Big Bucks! Money To Your Mailbox - Guaranteed To Work, Easily. Free Details. Send $1.00 + 2 F/C Stamps:
WILLIAM-SC252
POB 490443
CHICAGO,ILL 60649
1(800)631-8233

118

THRU 2016 - CRAFT SALE

Dozen pretty + unique X-mas Ornaments $8.Twin Size X-mas Afghan $35. Crochet Wall Plaques $7.Set of 2.

LILAC & LAVENDER
146 R.L. WHITEHEAD ROAD
SEYMOUR, TN 37865

117

ATTENTION READERS

We have 10 Family Programs, a Program For Every Family Member, For Their Health And Financial Needs. Please send $10 Dollars To:
JAMES PHILLIPS
PO BOX 1006,
ALBANY,OR 97321
FROM OREGON -THE PACIFIC WONDERLAND STATE.

120

WANT TO PURCHASE
MINERALS AND OTHER
OIL/GAS INTERESTS.

Send details to:
P.O. Box 13557
Denver, CO 80201

115

COMPLIMENTARY 3 DAY, 2 NIGHTS

Multi-destination (tax process not included). Just Register or Join.
crazyezmoney.bigbig.com

190

LOOKING TO EARN $3,500 + PER WEEK?

Marketing Veteran Is Exposing His Proven
System With FREE, Unlimited Coaching!
$997 Value! Limited Spots Available!
Call 612-564-7746
www.ProfitWithRyanToday.com

69

DISTRIBUTORS WANTED!
Make up to $10,000 Monthly
GIVING AWAY FREE PRESCRIPTION DISCOUNT CARDS

which save people up to 87% at over 54,000 pharmacies nationwide! For a complete information packet, send this ad and $1.00 to:
ALLIED CONSULTING, PO BOX 111124
AURORA, CO 80042
Attn: RxCut -SYM-1

150

MERCHANT ACCOUNT

Interested in switching your merchant
account or setting up a new account.
Visit NOW! Mention ID # 16425
www.MrpREBATE.com

16

FREE CATALOG OF THE BEST SELF-DEFENSE PRODUCTS!

HIDDEN CAMERAS, Mace, Pepper Spray, Stealth Surveillance Systems, Child Internet Safety and Many More Unique, Great Self-Defense Gadgets!
PLEASE SEND ONLY $3.00 TO COVER THE COST OF HANDLING & SHIPPING
Nick Reed Enterprises
6403 Julie Street
San Diego, California 92115
www.totalpersonalprotection.com
RETURN THIS AD WITH YOUR REQUEST

91


193

Betty Boop's



153


Copyright ©
2015

View COVER Page
- View Ads - View Ad Prices
- View Articles -
Continue Tour of 700+
Magazines


Home-Income Magazine

Home-Income Magazine - COPYRIGHT - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED