Illinois handbook and staying compliant with the state’s requirements

Updated: December 28, 2023

By: Jon Davis

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

When operating a business, its important to keep track of your state’s requirements so compliance doesn’t slip through the cracks. The list below can help you stay organized and on top of compliance-related to-dos in the state of Illinois.

Retirement mandate for the state of Illinois

The state of Illinois requires most businesses to offer their employees access to a retirement savings plan.

Illinois requires workers’ compensation

Did you know that the state of Illinois requires almost all businesses with 1+ employees to provide a workers’ compensation policy?

Sexual harassment training

In Illinois, almost all employees need to take harassment training on an annual basis.


State registration

If you employ an employee in the state of Illinois, 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.