The federal government has been busy adding to its regulatory agenda. Here’s the latest news from the regulations front.
1. New Form I-9. Beginning May 7, 2013, employers must begin using a new Form I-9, which carries a “03/08/13 N” notation in the bottom left corner. Use it for new hires or current employees who must be reverified. Forms with revision dates of (08-07-09) Y and (02/02/09) N will become obsolete.
The newly revised form adds data fields, including the employee’s phone number and email address, improves the instructions and expands the form’s format to two pages. Employers with electronic forms must modify their electronic systems to accommodate these changes. Download the new form and read all about the latest changes in "Feds publish revised I-9 form; employers must start using it by May 7." (78 F.R. 15030, 3-8-13)
2. Proposed regs on truncated TINs. Proposed regulations would implement on a permanent and vo...(register to read more)