I-9 Form, Employment Eligibility Verification, goes into effect today (April 3, 2009) for all U.S. employers

StaffScapes would like to remind everyone that the revised I-9 Form, Employment Eligibility Verification, goes into effect today (April 3, 2009) for all U.S. employers. Any other I-9 form will no longer be accepted at this time. The revision date (Rev. 02/02/09) is printed on the lower right-hand corner of the form. As discussed in a prior article, the form was …

Claiming “Exempt” on your Form W-4

An exempt status is good for only one year. If you have filed “exempt” on your 2008 W-4, you are required by the Internal Revenue Service to complete a new W-4 for 2009. You must give your employer a new Form W-4 by February 15th to continue your exemption. If by February 15th your employer has not received a new Form W-4, the filing status will be …