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4 Reasons You Should Hire an E-Verify Employer Agent

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4 Reasons You Should Hire an E-Verify Employer Agent

If you’ve started a business and haven’t heard of E-Verify yet, here’s a quick introduction and four reasons to hire an E-Verify employer agent. In short, E-Verify is run by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which is part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and works with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify checks whether an individual is eligible for employment in the United States of America. An E-Verify employer agent can assist business owners and their hiring teams in using the system to confirm employment status, as well as providing service in handling payrolls and other tasks.

They Ensure You’re in Compliance

E-Verify agents are trained to ensure all your ducks are in a row… and verified! They follow procedures to keep you on track and follow the rules so you don’t make mistakes that can lead to missed deadlines and discrimination charges. The agents will also make sure all cases are professionally conducted and meet the state and federal government standards. Failure to comply with certain laws regarding the use of E-Verify can lead to high fines.

No Hassles

Using E-Verify helps you hire people legally allowed to work in the United States. Employers who don’t hire qualified talent run the risk of fines and time in court. E-Verify reduces those risks on its own. Imagine leaving the specifics to an expert! You’ll feel even more at ease knowing it’s all being handled by someone who knows the score, leaving you to run your business.

Save Money

Paying for an E-Verify employer agent’s services is an expense, yes, but it’s minimal—about $12 per potential new hire. It’s a far smaller expense than hiring, training, and supervising a new employee at your company, only to find out they legally cannot work in the United States.

E-Verify employer agents stay up to date on changes in policies. You and your current staff won’t lose time and money taking the periodic tests and tutorials required to stay apprised of the latest changes to the system.

They Have the Goods

Do you know how to sign on and use the E-Verify site? Most likely not. Do you know where to start, or what software, equipment, or forms you’ll need? E-Verify employer agents have access to the necessary tools and training to file a case. They also have the time and resources to use the system. If you want to play the game, you need the equipment. E-Verify employer agents remove another burden for you.

Those are just four reasons you should hire an E-Verify employer agent. Contact us for a consultation about I-9 employment verification or any questions you need answered to get started!