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Hiring Employees

Employee VS Independent Contractor

In order to account for payments made to service providers, you must decide whether those service providers are your employees or independent contractors by take “Degree of Control” and “Independence” into consideration. Click on this link to be directed to complete information on degree of control & independence. http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=99921,00.html If they are your employees, then…

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Penalty for hiring or continuing to employ unauthorized aliens

Penalties for Prohibited Practices Unlawful Employment Civil Penalties DHS may impose penalties if an investigation reveals that you knowingly hired or knowingly continued to employ an unauthorized alien, or failed to comply with the employment eligibility verification requirements with respect to employees hired after November 6, 1986. DHS will issue a Notice of Intent to…

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Overview of Documents to Prepare in Hiring Process

1. Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification The purpose of this form is to document that each new employee (both citizens and non-citizens) hired after November 6, 1986 is authorized to work in the United States. There are 3 sections on Form I-9. Section 1, Employee: This part of the form must be completed at the…

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Minimum Wage

1. Federal-Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) The Act applies to almost every private businesses and government/public institutions.In general, it requires employers to pay employees who are covered by this Act a minimum wage for the hours of labor. The hours of labor is defined as actual working hours plus the time referred as “engaged to…

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