Application for Employer Identification Number

A new business owner must obtain an employer identification number to use in all contacts with the Internal Revenue Service

Social Security Taxes

An employer must deduct Social Security Tax (FICA) from wages paid to employees.

Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate

An employee must fill out and give Form W-4 to his employer when he begins his/her employment.

Earned Income Credit Advance Payment Certificate

The advance payment Earned Income Credit (EIC) Program provides a means for eligible employees to receive additional income at each period.

Safety and Health Standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the United States Department of Labor enforces federal safety and health standards in business and industry.

Wage and Hour Regulations

Most businesses must follow federal standards concerning minimum wage, maximum hours, overtime pay and child labor.

Equal Employment Regulations

Equal treatment of all employees, as well as equal pay, is regulated and enforced by the U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission