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February 2013 Archives

The IDES Starts Flexing its Personal Liability Muscle

Many are not aware that the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act ("IUIA") contains a personal liability section against business owners, officers, and directors; however, the agency rarely enforces the provision-until now! Starting in 2012, the IDES began using this valuable tool to squeeze contributions directly from the business owners, officers, and directors. The law specifically provides that "any officer or employee of an employer who has control, supervision, or responsibility for the filing of reports or the payment of contributions, payments in lieu of contribution, penalties or interest for the employer and who willfully fails to file the reports or make the payments," will be personally liable.

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St. Charles, IL 60174

Phone: 630-377-1554
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