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Unfortunately, the employee is ultimately liable for their tax payments and if the employer makes a mistake on taxes or does not update the taxes in payroll, the employee cannot sue the employer, all they can do is insist they correct the tax information into the future. This is because either way, the employee is still ultimately liable for taxes, whether paid by the employee direct or whether taken out of payroll by the employer.

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