Washington Unemployment Tax Rules

Coverage: Any business having at least one employee at any time during the calendar year.

Rates: 0.47% 5.6%; industry based if no experience (but not less than 1%)

Taxable Wage Limit: $26,600 for 2001; $28,500 for 2002

Employee Withholding:Optional

Administration:

Employment Security Department
Employment Security Building
212 Maple Park Drive
Olympia, Washington 98507-9046
Telephone: 360-902-9360;
800-362-4636