Please have signed copies

of the following forms

Ask your employee to fill out and sign the following form:

I-9:https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central

  • Keep this in a safe place. You do not need to send this to the government. Legally it’s necessary to verify employment eligibility, and it protects you in the case of an audit.. Keep the I-9 form filed in a safe place for at least 3 years from employment start date.


W4

Ask your employee to fill out and sign the following form:

Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate (Form W4)

W4: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4.pdf


Contract

If your employee is a nanny, Download a comprehensive nanny contract here that you can modify for your needs, and check this off your list!

 If your employee is a caregiver for an elder relative, you can modify the contract to meet your specific needs. Many of the same principles apply.