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New Hire Paperwork: Colorado

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

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

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline and Mary L. Will, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Colorado employers should collect certain personal information upon hiring employees to comply with recordkeeping requirements. See Employee Information.
  • Employers must provide federal Form W-4 to employees for state withholding purposes. See Employee Withholding Forms.
  • The Colorado Wage Act requires an employee's authorization for certain deductions from wages and such authorizations may be included in new hire paperwork. See Authorization for Deductions From Wages.
  • Colorado employers must provide temporary employees with specific notices. See Temporary Employees.
  • Colorado employers must provide seasonal employees with specific notices. See Seasonal Employees.
  • Colorado employers should also collect certain general information from employees. See General Information.
  • Denver has a requirement for notice of protections against pregnancy discrimination. See Local Requirements.