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Updated: May 3, 2024

New York 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 New York? 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 New York’s mandates so you can stay focused on growing your team and exceeding your business goals.

New York’s retirement mandate

The state of New York requires businesses with 10+ employees to offer their workers access to a retirement savings plan.

Workers’ comp mandate

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

Sexual harassment training

The state of New York requires all businesses to provide sexual harassment training for all employees.

Short-term disability

In the state of New York most employers are required to have a short-term disability insurance policy. This is also sometimes referred to as temporary disability insurance.

State registration

If you employ an employee in the state of New York, 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.