What should I consider when hiring employees?

January 10th, 2014 by Gwen Green

Making the decision to hire employees is a big and often necessary step for any business. As an employer, you must consider many critical issues to ensure compliance with employment rules and regulations. Key issues to consider when hiring employees include obtaining an employer identification number (EIN), verifying employee eligibility, recognizing the difference between employees and independent contractors, understanding payroll tax responsibilities, and complying with employment laws, and more.