New Hire? MA Payroll Forms Made Easy

Posted on June 1, 2021

As an employer, you are already aware of the many forms that come along with hiring a new individual. From the initial application to tax withholdings, there are several details requiring attention. Each detail ultimately falling into compliance with specific laws. MA payroll, the forms, and how it is processed is no exception.

At abc Payroll, our team is dedicated to providing the highest levels of payroll services that ensure your life is a bit easier, more manageable, and always compliant. So, when it comes to hiring a new employee, here is a brief look at a few of the forms you will need to have handy.


New Hire Form

An employee new hire form, or application, gathers specific information that is required. This information includes:

  • Legal Name
  • Physical Address
  • Social Security Number
  • Date of Hire
  • Date of Birth
  • Pay Rate Calculation Type (salaried, hourly, contract)
  • Pay Rate


Form W-4

Form W-4 is an Internal Revenue Service tax form that indicates the amount of federal tax withholding the employee elects. While an individual is required to complete this form at the time of hire, it can be changed. In fact, the IRS recommends that individuals consider complete a new form each year or when personal or financial situation changes.


Form I-9

The Department of Homeland Security requires every employee to complete Form I-9. This form verifies employment eligibility. Mandated by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the form is used to verify the identity and legal authorization to work in the United States. The Act also included anti-discrimination provisions involving the following acts:

  • Citizenship or immigration status discrimination
  • National origin discrimination
  • Unfair documentary practices
  • Retaliation



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abc Payroll is an MA payroll company offering their clients professional services with personal dedication. With affordable payroll services for small businesses and professional enterprises, you can take back time to focus on what matters the most – your daily operations.


For more information on how our team can simplify your payroll in MA, please contact abc Payroll today by calling (978) 251-3003.