2017 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
Chapter 202. Regulation of professional employer organizations and the solicitation of funds for a charitable purpose.
202.23 Financial capability.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 202.23 (2017)

202.23 Financial capability. Except as provided in s. 202.22 (5) (e) or (7) (b), a professional employer organization or professional employer group shall maintain one of the following:

(1)Working capital requirement. Working capital, as defined by generally accepted accounting principles, of not less than $100,000, as shown in the financial statement submitted to the department under s. 202.22 (2) (f) 1., (4) (a), or (6).

(2)Alternative commitment. A bond in an amount that is not less than $100,000 or, if the financial statement submitted to the department under s. 202.22 (2) (f) 1., (4), or (6) indicates negative working capital, a bond in an amount that is not less than $100,000 plus an amount that is sufficient to cover that negative amount. The bond shall be in a form approved by the department and shall secure the payment by the professional employer organization or professional employer group of any wages, salaries, employee benefits, worker's compensation insurance premiums, payroll taxes, unemployment insurance contributions, or other amounts that are payable to or with respect to an employee performing services for a client if the professional employer organization or professional employer group does not make those payments when due. The bond shall be established in favor of the department, for the benefit of the state and any employee to whom or with respect to whom the professional employer organization or professional employer group does not make a payment described in this subsection when due. The professional employer organization or professional employer group shall file with the department any agreement, instrument, or other document that is necessary to enforce the commitment against the professional employer organization or professional employer group, or against any relevant 3rd party, or both.

History: 2007 a. 189; 2009 a. 174; 2013 a. 20 s. 2249; Stats. 2013 s. 202.23; 2013 a. 168 s. 21; 2015 a. 163.

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