Reporting Basics


In 1996, Congress enacted a law called the "Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act" as part of welfare reform. This legislation created the requirement for employers in all 50 states to report their new hires and rehires to a state directory.

Reporting Basics

  • Why is new hire reporting required?

  • Where do I report new hires?

  • How do I report new hires?

  • What do I have to report?

  • Who is required to report?

  • When do I have to report?