Unemployment Cost Control

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Members: Minimum 10% discount from regular rates

Your unemployment tax is one tax that can be controlled and reduced with expert claims management. In Washington State, an unemployment claim can have a liability of $16,224. That’s a lot of money that can be charged against your account for a claim that could have been won.

Equifax Workforce Solutions can help you manage your unemployment to achieve the lowest possible tax rate. It doesn’t matter if you have just a few employees or hundreds; you will receive the benefit of the experts that have made Equifax the leader in the unemployment Industry.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

WOTC is authorized until Dec. 31, 2025

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain targeted groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment.


Protest unwarranted claim filings

Verification of rate calculations

Regular auditing of benefit charges

Examples of tax savings from members who utilize Equifax

Small restaurant

(25 or fewer employees)

Medium restaurant

(25-75 employees)

Number of employees


Estimated payroll


Liability removed


Charge errors recovered


Tax rate without Equifax


Tax rate with Equifax


Tax savings



The Equifax Workforce Solutions service demonstrations provide terrific insight into how we can help your company. These outsourced solutions help to streamline processes within HR, payroll and tax while strengthening compliance and mitigating risk.


*Disclaimer: Actual tax rates and savings will vary.

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