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Report Unregistered Businesses Anonymously

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WASHINGTON--By calling a toll-free number, people can report companies which are not registered with the state.

When a business isn't registered, it means they along with their employees aren't paying any unemployment taxes, giving them what lawmakers say is an unfair advantage.

Since July 2006, the state employment security department has conducted audits.

Results have shown over one million dollars in unpaid unemployment taxes across the state.

Also, more than 2000 employees have not been reported. If you know of any business that might be unregistered, you can make an anonymous phone call.

The toll-free number is (866)-266-1987. You can also send an anonymous e-mail to undergroundeconomy@esd.wa.gov


 

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