Tag: employment verification

November 16, 2016

Tax Alert: The Facts about the Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN)

Regardless of immigration status, immigrants working the United States generally are required to pay taxes, including income tax. Authorized workers can get social security numbers needed to file tax returns. Others who don’t have the required work authorized visas to qualify for social security numbers can apply for individual tax identification number (ITIN) from the […]

April 05, 2016

Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9), Remains Effective after March 31, 2016.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the current Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, Remains Effective After March 31, 2016 until further notice, employers should continue using Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. This current version of the form continues to be effective even after the Office of Management and Budget control number expiration date of […]

August 22, 2014

Avoiding Workplace Pitfalls: Domestic and Foreign Employee Compliance

Governmental investigations and audits to assess compliance with employment and immigration laws have steadily increased over the last few years. Employment lawsuits and immigration compliance violations are at a record high. And there is no indication that the trend will decline anytime soon. Businesses which do not routinely audit their internal policies and procedures or […]

July 21, 2014

7 Tips to Complete Error-Free I-9 Forms

Since 1986, the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) requires employers to complete the I-9 form to verify that all new employees are authorized to work in the United States. An employer who fails to properly fill out the form for each employee can face stiff fines and penalties. These paperwork violations can range from […]

June 18, 2014

I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form: Compliance – The Cost of Saving

As a business owner, how much of your company yearly budget is allocated to pay for I-9 compliance training and how much for fines and penalties? Frequently, small and medium size business owners dismiss the importance of I-9 compliance due to a lack of information or the belief that the I-9 is a “simple” one […]