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Misrepresentation

Incorrect information was knowingly given to the Department in order to reduce workers’ compensation premiums (RCW 51.48.020). shall be liable to the state for up to ten times the amount of the difference in premiums paid and the amount the employer should have paid and for the reasonable expenses of auditing his or her books and collecting such sums. Such liability may be enforced in the name of the department. An employer is guilty of a class C felony found guilty.

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