Author: Michael Gillett

Washington Supreme Court limits employers’ ability to challenge unemployment tax assessments

Employers may not bring federal civil rights claims to challenge unemployment tax assessments, says the Washington Supreme Court. Washington Trucking Associations v. Employment Security Dep’t, 188 Wn.2d 198, 393 P.3d 761 (2017). Likewise, employers may not challenge assessments with state tort claims . Instead, employers must rely on the state tax appeals process, which limits the remedy to […]

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