Wyoming Edition 2020—U.S. Small Business…

LOCAL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

An O’Fallon Casting Inc. employee at work in O’Fallon, MO. General Manager Vince Gimeno grew his business thanks to the Small Business Innovation Research Program.

» State Tax Department Wyoming Department of Revenue 777-5200 dor@wyo.gov revenue.wyo.gov Social Security If you have any employees, including officers of a corporation but not the sole proprietor or partners, you must make periodic payments, and/or file quarterly reports about payroll taxes and other mandatory deductions. You can contact the IRS or the Social Security Administration for information, assistance, and forms, at (800) 772-1213 or visit socialsecurity.gov/employer . You can file W-2s online or verify job seekers through the Social Security Number Verification Service. Employment Eligibility Verification The Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires employers to verify employment eligibility of new employees. The law obligates an employer to process Employment

Eligibility Verification Form I-9. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service offers information and assistance through uscis.gov/i-9-central . For forms call (800) 870-3676. For the employer hotline call (888) 464-4218 or email I-9central@dhs.gov. E-Verify, operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration, electronically verifies the Social Security number and employment eligibility information reported on Form I-9. It’s the quickest way for employers to determine the employment eligibility of new hires. Visit e-verify.gov , call (888) 464-4218 or email e-verify@dhs.gov. Health & Safety All businesses with employees are required to comply with state and federal regulations regarding the protection of employees, visit dol.gov for information. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides information on the specific health and safety standards used by the U.S. Department of Labor. Call (800) 321-6742 or visit osha.gov .

Name Registration Register your business namewith the county clerkwhere your business is located. If you’re a corporation, also register with the state. » Secretary of State Business Division 777-7311 http://soswy.state.wy.us Taxes As a business owner, you should know your federal tax responsibilities and make some business decisions to comply with certain tax requirements. The IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center, go.usa.gov/xPxYR , offers information on a variety of topics including: obtaining an Employer Identification Number, paying and filing income tax, virtual workshops, forms, and publications. As the IRS continues to implement some of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provisions, your tax obligationsmay change. Visit the Tax ReformProvisions that Affect Businesses page on irs.gov for the latest tax reform updates that affect your bottom line. » IRS Tax Assistance Center Casper/Cheyenne (844) 545-5640

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