Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Obtain an EIN (Employer Identification Number) at The EIN is used on Federal and state tax filings for businesses including payroll tax reports.
  2. Employees complete IRS form W-4 form and I-9. The I-9 is used to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals. The W-4 form is used to indicate the amount of federal income tax withholding. Also there are state withholding forms specific to your state, the M-4 for Massachusetts, W-4ME for Maine, RI W-4 for Rhode Island.
  3. Obtain Workers comp Insurance
A payroll company can perform many of the tasks required to process payroll timely and accurately including calculating correct tax withholdings and benefits payments. A payroll company can directly deposit your employees pay into their bank accounts, pay the payroll tax due and file payroll tax returns and W-2 forms at the end of the year.