296-17B-770 - Common ownership

296-17B-770. Common ownership

An employer that shares common ownership with one or more other employers cannot enroll in retrospective rating unless all employers sharing common ownership that are within the same industry category also enroll. Employers sharing common ownership can enroll individually or as members of a sponsored group. Employers sharing common ownership that are enrolled individually can choose to be rated separately or together.

Employers share common ownership when:

(1) One or more owners, directly or indirectly, own a majority interest in both employers; or

(2) One employer, directly or indirectly, owns a majority interest in another employer.

Statutory Authority: RCW 51.16.035, 51.16.100, 51.04.020(1), and 51.18.010. 10-21-086, ยง 296-17B-770, filed 10/19/10, effective 11/19/10.

The following state regulations pages link to this page.