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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 21 : Labor

Chapter 017 : Unemployment Compensation

Subchapter 001 : General Benefits

(Cite as: 21 V.S.A. § 1323)
  • § 1323. Termination of coverage; agreement by employee to make contribution

    (a) An employing unit shall cease to be an employer subject to this chapter only as of the first day of January of any calendar year, if it files with the Commissioner, on or before March 31 next following, a written application for termination of coverage, and the Commissioner finds that such employing unit was not an employer during the preceding calendar year, but these requirements may be waived by the Commissioner for good cause.

    (b) The Commissioner may terminate coverage of any employing unit on his or her own motion when he or she finds that the employing unit has not selected coverage in accordance with subdivision 1301(5)(E) of this title and:

    (1) that the employing unit has not been an employer for the period of one year immediately preceding; or

    (2) that the person who is the employing unit is deceased; or

    (3) that the employing unit has ceased to employ at least one person within the State.

    (c) Any agreement by an individual in his or her employ to pay the whole or any portion of the employer contributions required by this chapter shall be void and no employer shall make any deduction for such purpose from the wages or salary of any individual in his or her employ. (Amended 1959, No. 329 (Adj. Sess.), § 22, eff. March 1, 1961; 1961, No. 210, § 15, eff. July 11, 1961; 1969, No. 43.)