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Updated: May 3, 2024

Keeping up with Maine's mandates: Everything you need to know about staying compliant

Published By:

Jon Davis

Maine workers' compensation requirements

Are you doing business in the state of Maine? 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 keep your company compliant with all of Maine’s mandates so you can stay focused on growing your team and exceeding your business goals.

Maine retirement savings requirements

Starting in 2024, Maine businesses with 5+ employees will be required to offer the state IRA or a private retirement plan. Learn more.

Workers’ comp mandate

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

Maine paid family leave

Payroll withholding and employer contributions for Maine’s upcoming paid and family leave program begin on January 1, 2025. Employees will start receiving benefits on May 1, 2026. Learn more in our guide to PFL.

Sexual harassment training

In Maine, sexual harassment training is required for businesses with 15+ employees.

State registration

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