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New Hire Paperwork: Maine

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Every newly hired employee must complete Form W-4ME. See Employee's Withholding Certificate.
  • Maine employers should have a written policy that prohibits improper pay deductions for exempt employees paid on a salary basis that is either distributed at the time of hire or posted in an employee handbook or on the employer's intranet. See Deductions from Salary Policy.