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Recordkeeping for Employee Compensation Purposes: Colorado

Recordkeeping requirements for other states

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

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Thomas W. Carroll, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP


  • Colorado employers are required to keep certain wage-related records pursuant to various Colorado employment laws. See Basic Recordkeeping Requirements.
  • The Colorado Wage Claim Act also has specific wage-related recordkeeping requirements for field labor contractors that employ migratory laborers. See Specific Recordkeeping Requirements.