Employer Responsibilities for Completing an I-9 Form

IRS Information, Payroll Tips
Employers are required to complete an I-9 form at the time of hire for all employees that have been hired on or after November 6, 1986.  The employer must complete Section 1 prior to the end of the first day of employment.  For example, if an employee starts working on a Monday, Section 1 of the form must be completed by the close of business on Monday. The employer must review the original documents and complete Section 2 within 3 business days of the first day of work.  Additionally, if the employer has enrolled in E-Verify, the E-Verify inquiry must be initiated before the end of the third day of work. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released an updated 69 page version of The Handbook for Employers…
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