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Congratulations — you just hired a new employee! You’re excited to get them ramped up and working,
but first you have to take care of some paperwork. You just need a few key details to stay compliant, and the rest will be a breeze.
This number confirms that your employee is who they say they are.
Your worker’s address verifies their identity and is also used to calculate any local taxes.
The date of birth is one more piece of information that helps you confirm your employee’s identity.
Direct deposit is a way of electronically transferring your employee’s wages to their bank account. You’ll need their routing and account numbers in order to make the transaction work.
This form is used to calculate how much federal income tax you need to withhold from your employee’s paycheck.
The I-9 confirms that your new hire can legally work in the US. Once you fill it out, you’ll also need to review the documents that prove your employee can work in this country. The form includes a handy list of acceptable documents.
You’ll need to decide if your new hire is hourly or salaried, along with how much they’ll be making.
It’s important to know where your employee is physically working so they can be taxed accordingly.
These reports are used to determine if someone owes money to the government (like child support). The court or government agencies will then mail you information about how much to deduct so your employee can pay back their outstanding debt.
Whenever you bring on a new hire, you need to make sure you’re following all state and
federal anti-discrimination laws.
If your business is required to report data to the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
you’ll need to collect some demographic information from your employee.
These are legal documents you can choose to have your employee sign.
This will help verify your employee’s identity and employment history.
A background check is another way for you to confirm your worker’s identity.
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