TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-42
Employment Security – General Provisions

SECTION 28-42-65


§ 28-42-65 Pecuniary penalty for failure to file reports or pay contributions.

An employer who fails to file any reports required under chapters 42 – 44 of this title, or who fails or refuses to pay any contributions required under those chapters in the manner and at the times as required by the law and regulations or as the director may, in accordance with these chapters, 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. The foregoing penalties shall be paid into the employment security tardy account fund, and shall be in addition to contributions and interest required to be paid as provided in chapters 42 – 44 of this title. If any employer fails to pay a penalty, when assessed, it shall be collected by civil action as provided in § 28-43-18.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 284, § 15; P.L. 1956, ch. 3670, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-42-65; P.L. 1977, ch. 92, § 9; P.L. 1978, ch. 313, § 1; P.L. 1979, ch. 308, § 1; P.L. 1981, ch. 26, § 4; P.L. 1986, ch. 17, § 3; P.L. 1986, ch. 409, § 3; P.L. 1994, ch. 48, § 1.)