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Updated: May 3, 2024

Florida handbook: Everything you need to know about staying compliant

Published By:

Jon Davis

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Are you doing business in the state of Florida? Below are the mandates you need to be aware of

When running a business there’s a lot to keep track of. So to keep you two steps ahead, use our guide to your company compliant with all of Florida’s mandates so you can stay focused on growing your team and exceeding your business goals.

Workers’ comp mandate

Did you know that the state of Florida requires almost all businesses with 4+ employees to provide a workers’ compensation policy?

Sexual harassment training

Though harassment training is not required in the state of Florida, it is highly recommended.

E-verify rule

As of July 1, 2023, Florida requires that private employers with more than 25 employees use the federal E-Verify system to verify the employment eligibility of new employees. Learn more

State registration

If you employ an employee in the state of Florida, you are required to set up state unemployment and withholding accounts. If you would like to streamline this process and take it off your plate, please visit our partner, Middesk to learn more.

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Jon Davis is the Sr. Content Marketing Manager at OnPay. He has over 15 years of experience writing for small and growing businesses. Jon lives and works in Atlanta.