§ 28-39-26. Pecuniary penalty for failure to make contributions or reports.
An employer who fails to file any report required under chapters 39 41 of this title, or who fails or refuses to pay any contributions required under those chapters in the manner and at the times required by the laws and regulations or as the director may, in accordance with those laws and regulations, prescribe, shall pay a penalty of ten dollars ($10.00) for each failure or refusal to file, and where any contribution is due, shall pay an additional penalty of ten percent (10%) of the amount due. These penalties shall be paid into the temporary disability insurance reserve fund, and shall be in addition to contributions and interest required to be paid as provided in chapters 39 41; provided, that if any employer fails to pay the penalty, when assessed, it shall be collected by civil action as provided in § 28-40-12.
(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 12; P.L. 1956, ch. 3668, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-39-26; P.L. 1979, ch. 108, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 26, § 5; P.L. 1994, ch. 48, § 2.)