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All employers must report newly hired employees within 20 calendar days of their hire date, or twice monthly if reporting magnetically or electronically. The purpose of new hire reporting is to ensure accurate and prompt determination of child support obligations so that all children will receive the financial support they are entitled. The information also will be used to reduce fraud and abuse of unemployment insurance, food stamps, temporary assistance and Medicaid.
Employers must also provide the following minimal information:
Employers are also asked to report:
Employers have the options of submitting information via:
Reports may be sent via first class mail, faxed, or emailed to the IDES:
Illinois New Hire Directory
P.O. Box 19473
Springfield, IL 627949473
PHONE: 1800327HIRE (4473)
For information on the file format for reporting via magnetic tape, cartridge or diskette, see magnetic filing or call (312)7939856.
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