Paid Leave & WA Cares program: How to prepare for Q3 reporting changes – When submitting third-quarter wage reports this October, you will now report paid-leave and WA Cares premiums from employees at the same time and on the same report.
New CSV (v.8) file specifications and templates are now available on the Paid Leave website. The new file format includes fields for employee date of birth and WA Cares exemption status.
Prepare test files according to the new CSV specifications and CSV template. The Employment Security Department is recommending that employers or employer agents test their file formats prior to the reporting due date(s).