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Maine New Employer Information

Congratulations on your decision to become a new employer in Maine! You will need a few things in place before you run your first payroll. For help registering your business in Maine, check out our partner, CorpNet.

Federal and State Tax Accounts

Federal Tax Accounts:

Apply for an EIN View Details
Enroll in EFTPS View Details

State of Maine Tax Accounts:

Register as a New Employer in Maine View Details
Sign Up for e-Services View Details
Get Your SUTA Rate View Details

State-mandated Insurance

Sign up for Workers’ Comp Insurance View Details

Setting Up Your New Employee:

Fill Out Form I-9 View Details
Have Employee Fill Out Federal Form W-4 View Details
Have Employee Fill Out State Form W-4ME View Details
Report New Hires View Details
Meet Minimum Wage Requirements View Details

Once you have all the necessary information, you will be able to set up your payroll for your business.

You will want to keep all payroll records for at least three years. For more information, read our help article, “What Employers Should Know About Employee Payroll Records

Let us know if you have any questions. We are here to help!

This is not an all-inclusive list. Employers should contact their state and local government for a full list of compliances.

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