Tag: i-9

Question: I have a question about I-9 form reverification. I know that there is a spot on the form to reverify, but what if we never filled out the complete information when the employee was hired? If we do fill out the reverification part on an incomplete form, will we now be in compliance even…

Question: We have several locations and staff hiring and onboarding is done on site at each location. We currently keep the original personnel file at the location with a faxed copy of each new hire document sent to our main office. In a recent audit, we discovered discrepancies in the I-9 and W-4 paperwork that…

Question: Our firm split into two companies. One kept its federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) while the other got a new EIN. Should the company that branched off do new I-9 forms for the employees they took with them? They have their original personnel folders. Answer: Whether or not the employer processes new I-9 forms…

Question: Is there a requirement to check the visa of an International worker who is an independent contractor living in the United States but not a US citizen? Answer:¬†Generally businesses are not required to verify the legal employment status of truly independent contractors performing services for the business because those workers are not considered employees…