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Filing on Behalf of Clients?

Accountants, bookkeepers, and payroll companies

If you file Quarterly Reports for multiple businesses, you are known as a Third Party Representative (TPR). Please review the online filing options below to select a method to file on behalf of your clients.

Online filing options

(small number of clients)
Claim & Account Center
(medium client base)
Bulk Filing
(large payroll providers)
Payment Options Individual client payment Individual client payment One bulk payment for all clients
Payment Types
  • EFT
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • EFT
  • Check
  • Credit Card
System Features
Account Setup None See below See below

Displays risk classes for account

Yes Yes Yes
Calculates rates Yes Yes Yes
Displays all client accounts in a single list   Yes Yes

File late/amend a report


View account balance and past reports


One single filing for all clients



Go to and enter the UBI and account number to file each client’s report individually. QuickFile is only available for filing current quarterly reports.

Claim & Account Center

  1. Create an account. This will allow you to access multiple clients with a single User ID and password. If you need assistance signing in to the Claim & Account Center Padlock, please contact Web Customer Support at or call 360-902-5999 weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific).

    Instructions to create an account.
  2. Fill out and sign the Quarterly Report Authorization form.
  3. Prepare an electronic spreadsheet with your client list. Sample template available here.
  4. Send an email to requesting online filing access. Please include:
    • Your business contact information (name, email, phone number)
    • A scanned signed copy of the authorization form (or a copy can be faxed to 360-902-4988)
    • The spreadsheet with your client list
  5. You will be notified when your request has been processed. Please wait for an email confirmation with further instructions.

Bulk Filing

Create a secure account through the Claim & Account Center (steps 1-5 above). When you receive confirmation that your client list has been created, you will have access to file on behalf of all your clients with a single EFT payment. Further instructions on how to access and file for your clients will be emailed to you.

If you need assistance signing in to the Claim & Account Center , please contact Web Customer Support at or call 360-902-5999 weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific).

FAQs for accountants, bookkeepers, and payroll companies

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