Filing on Behalf of Clients?

Accountants, bookkeepers, leasing firms, and payroll companies

If you file workers compensation Quarterly Reports and pay premiums for multiple businesses, L&I considers you a Third Party Representative (TPR). Please review the online filing options below to select the best method to file on behalf of your clients.

Online filing options

  QuickFile My L&I Claim & Account Center Bulk Filing in My L&I Claim & Account Center
Payments
Payment Options Individual client payment Individual client payment One bulk payment for all clients
Payment Types
  • eCheck
  • Credit Card
  • Paper Check
  • eCheck
  • Credit Card
  • Paper Check
  • Payment Voucher (paper check)
  • eCheck
  • ACH Credit
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 Report Yes Yes  
File Amended Report   Yes  
One single filing for all clients     Yes
View account balance and past reports   Yes  
Customized Client Reports:
  • Account Balances (outstanding balances and available credits)
  • Transaction (filing) history
  • Current Rates
  • Historical Rates
    Yes

QuickFile

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

My L&I Claim & Account Center

  1. Create a My L&I 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 through My L&I, please contact Web Customer Support at WebSupport@Lni.wa.gov or call 360-902-5999 weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific).

  2. Fill out the Authorization to Access on Behalf of Employer form (F242-431-000).
  3. Prepare an electronic spreadsheet with your client list. See a sample template (37.5 KB XLS).
  4. Send an email to QuarterlyFiling@Lni.wa.gov requesting access. Please include the following:
    • Your business contact information (name, email, phone number).
    • A scanned signed copy of the authorization form (or fax a copy to 360-902-4988).
    • The spreadsheet with your client list.
  5. L&I will notify you when your request is 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 in a single transaction and payment.

Learn how to bulk file quarterly reports (2.8 MB PDF).

If you need assistance signing in to the Claim & Account Center , please contact Web Customer Support at WebSupport@Lni.wa.gov 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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