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E-Verify Update

Beginning on September 8, 2009 (less than a week away folks) a new federal rule will require general contractors AND subcontractors - including those who are receiving American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to use the E-Verify program. From what I understand penalties can be harsh for non-compliance, violators can be fined $1,000 to $10,000 and be put in jail for 1-5 years. Additionally, contractors will loose ALL government contracts for up to three years and possibly loose business permits and licensing.
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Take the "mystery" out of Government Construction Projects & Certified Payroll Reporting Requirements. Making the move from residential/commercial construction projects to government-funded construction projects, which have certified payroll reporting requirements, can be overwhelming for most contractors, their office staff, and the accounting professionals who support them.
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White House Delays rule requiring electronic verification

The White House has postponed until June 30 the deadline for compliance with the E-Verify rule that will apply to government contractors and subcontractors. The decision gives the Obama administration more time to review the rule, which would require government contractors and subs to use an electronic system to check whether their employees are eligible to work in the U.S. The system has been modified to increase the accuracy of employment verification, according to testimony of the acting deputy director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services.
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