Washington payroll tax form information

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Select a state from the drop-down list or visit the State-specific payroll tax form information topic to view payroll tax form information for that state.

Unemployment forms

Agency: Employment Security Department

Website: http://www.esd.wa.gov/

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
5208-A Non-submittable only Preprinted, Internet No Last day of the following month*
5208-B Non-submittable only Preprinted, Internet No Last day of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Other forms

Workers Compensation forms

Description Approval Information Filing Methods Web fill-in Form Due Date
F212-055-000 Approved Paper No Last day of the following month*

* Due date adjusts for non-banking days

Form processing tips

  • You can add a Standard Occupational Classification code (SOC code) to an employee in the Payroll Taxes tab of the Setup > Employees screen (in the Other State Settings section). Enter the six (6) numeric digits with or without the dash. For more information about SOC codes, visit https://www.bls.gov/soc/.

E-filing notes

Forms WA-5208A and WA-5208B

Form WA-PFML

For more information about The Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave worksheet and electronic file, see Washington FLI calculations.

State ID formats

Unemployment ID: 9 digits

Business number: 9 digits formatted as ### ### ###

Workers' compensation number: 8 digits formatted as ###,###-##

PFML Account ID: C followed by 9 digits formatted as C#########

New hire reporting

Reporting methods

File Upload Type: Internet

General reporting requirements

Electronic filing required: No
Filing frequency: 20 days from hire date
Registration required: No

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Related topics

State-specific payroll tax form information

Processing state payroll tax forms

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