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New Hire Paperwork: Alabama

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

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

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team


  • Alabama employers must obtain a completed Form A-4, Employee's Withholding Tax Exemption Certificate, from each employee. Alabama does not accept the federal Form W-4. See Employee Withholding Forms
  • Employers must provide notice to new hires regarding misrepresentations with respect to workers' compensation benefits. See Workers' Compensation Notice