A new business owner must obtain an employer identification number to use in all contacts with the Internal Revenue Service
An employer must deduct Social Security Tax (FICA) from wages paid to employees.
An employee must fill out and give Form W-4 to his employer when he begins his/her employment.
The advance payment Earned Income Credit (EIC) Program provides a means for eligible employees to receive additional income at each period.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the United States Department of Labor enforces federal safety and health standards in business and industry.
Most businesses must follow federal standards concerning minimum wage, maximum hours, overtime pay and child labor.
Equal treatment of all employees, as well as equal pay, is regulated and enforced by the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission