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Virginia Employment Commission
Virginia Employment Commission
Unemployment Taxes [16 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes procedures for the payment of unemployment taxes pursuant to chapter 5 of Title 60.2 of the Code of Virginia, and the posting of surety bonds by reimbursable employers.
State Authority Sections 60.2-111 & 623 of the Code of Virginia .
Federal Authority n/a
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation Promote the accurate reporting of employment and wages earned by employees, through auditing 2% of the taxable employers annually.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Ashley Ervin  / Policy Planning Spec III
, VA
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-3020    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Unemployment Taxes, Surety Bonds for Reimbursable Employers Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/03/2002.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments reflecting changes from new technology, revised processes and restruturing of resources.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/14/2016 Agency Completed Amend
12/19/2012 Agency Completed Retain As Is
3/27/2000 Agency Completed Amend