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Is it tax fraud to pay employess under the table. so that…

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Is it tax fraud...

Is it tax fraud to pay employess under the table. so that they can still receive payment from social security benefits.

Accountant's Assistant: Because consumer protection law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Washington

Accountant's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

It is ILLEGAL to pay anyone in cash (under the table), whether they are receiving Social Security or not.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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Just following up with you to see if you have any other questions. If so, please let me know so I can continue to assist you.

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