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Paychex launches Coronavirus Help Center, including tools to better understand funding available for your business
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The Coronavirus Help Center has information you need to help your business navigate during these unprecedented times.

Understand and apply for funding to help your business remain open, continue paying your employees, and recover from unplanned circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic with our easy-to-use online tool.

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Additionally, get details about the specific federal relief programs and refundable credits available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), and other helpful resources to help you take care of your business and your people.

We recommend discussing these options with your accountant or trusted advisor to determine the best course of action to leverage the incentives available.

We’ve created a report that is currently available for Paychex Flex® users, clients not on Paychex Flex, and former clients to help make applying for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan simpler. Find more information about the PPP loan application process in our customer support section.


I-9 Compliance: Here’s What You Need to Know

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The federal immigration law requiring you to keep a Form I-9 for all your employees has become a critical and timely issue, as many businesses across the country are finding themselves subject to inspections from the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Labor. We’ve put together this page to lay out the rules and requirements around Form I-9, and what you need to know about completing and storing these forms in a way that complies with federal laws.

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Federal law requires every U.S. employer to complete a Form I-9 for each new hire, verifying each employee's identity and authorization to work in the United States. Recently this form was revised to include on the form and in the instructions the addition of several countries with recent name changes. As an employer, learn more about using this form.
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Every employee who began working on or after Nov. 6, 1986, is required to complete a Form I-9 to verify their identity authorization to work in the United States. With increases in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on-site workplace inspections, employers are urged to ensure compliance with the Forms I-9 recordkeeping requirements.
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Did you know that all employers in the U.S. must have each new hire complete a Form I-9 on or before the employee's first day of work? In less than 3 minutes, this video will explain why it's now more important than ever to understand the requirements around Form I-9 requirements.
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A thorough new hire checklist — including required forms and optional documents, detailed to-do items, and other logistical tasks — is a must-have in today's work environment. Use this one to help keep your new hire's onboarding process on track.
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Given recent Form I-9 changes, including news of an uptick in future ICE inspections, review this guide to make sure you know what is required of your organization. Otherwise, the cost of non-compliance could be significant.
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New employees often have a fair share of paperwork to complete. What are the forms new employees should review, sign, and understand? We break down some of the important paperwork new hires need to complete.
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