SUTA is the "State Unemployment Tax Act."
SUTA Dumping is an attempt to manipulate businesses to get a lower contribution rate.
Employers and their representatives engage in SUTA dumping.
They do this to get a lower contribution rate than their unemployment experience allows. This is illegal.
Employers who meet either of the following conditions are involved in SUTA dumping if they knowingly attempt to manipulate businesses to get a lower contribution rate:
DOL must impose a penalty if you violate this statute. The fine is:
You pay the larger amount.
Anyone who advises another person to violate or attempt to violate the statute is subject to a civil penalty of $10,000. Further, any violation of the statute is a Class E felony that can lead to imprisonment.
The New York State Department of Labor has ways to detect SUTA dumping. You may report suspected SUTA dumping in confidence. Call the UI Fraud Control Unit at (518) 485-2144, or our confidential 24 -hours toll-free fraud number at 1 (888) 598-2077.
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