New payroll tax in July 2023
October 27, 2022
A window to apply for an exemption from a payroll tax that begins in July 2023 is still open, but it will only be open for about two more months. It closes Dec. 31. If you’re one of the people who has private long-term-care insurance (LTCI), purchased before Nov. 1, 2021, you’ll want to jump through the exemption hoops available on the “Exemptions” page of the WA Cares website.
WA Cares is a mandatory social program created by the Legislature in 2019 to benefit some Washingtonians who have long-term-care needs and their caregivers. Nearly all W2 workers will pay into WA Cares, regar...