New Hire Reporting is the process by employers to report this information on newly hired employees to a designated state agency shortly after the date of hire. Businesses are required to report taxes and wages to varying federal and state agencies and employers have a legal obligation to report new hires to the appropriate state agency within 20 days of hire.
After significant changes to the W-4 in 2020, the IRS made very few changes to the 2021 W-4. The redesign attempts to make it easier for employees to understand and complete the form. Learn more about these changes.