Hire employees in United States, hassle-free

With Deel, your business can easily hire employees in United States. No more worrying about local laws, complex tax systems, or managing international payroll. Deel takes care of everything in 150+ countries.

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Hire employees in United States No entity needed.

Usually, to hire in United States,  your business needs an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary, and an account with a local bank. All of this, plus navigating regional benefits, payroll, tax, and HR laws, can take months. 

United States also treats contractors differently than full-time employees, so misclassifying a contractor could lead to fines. Deel lets you hire employees in United States quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

All the necessary benefits for United States built right in 

Deel allows you to provide localized benefits for employees in United States within minutes. All in one manageable online dashboard.

  • Worker Compensation Insurance
  • Unemployment Insurance


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    Quick Overview

    Currency: United States Dollar (USD)

    Capital: Washington D.C

    Language: English

    Payroll Cycle: Twice a month

    Statutory Holidays

    Paid Time Off

    There is no federal requirement to pay employees for time off, such as vacations and holidays. However, the common practice in the USA is to grant about 15 days per year.

    Public Holidays

    • New Year's Day
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Veterans Day
    • Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Day
    • Presidents Day

    General Taxation

    Individual Income Tax

    The individual income tax depends on many variables, such as age, state, marital status, level of income and more. The average ranges from 10% to 37%.

    Employer Cost

    Depends on the State, approximately the Federal Rate is 14.55%

    Additional information

    Employment Contract Details

    Employment contracts must be in writing and in English.

    Probation Period

    Probation period in the USA usually is not necessary as most employers can use employment at will.

    Minimum Wage Requirements

    The federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour. Many states also have minimum wage laws. In cases where an employee is subject to both the state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum wages.

    Maximum working hours and overtime

    Maximum working time is generally 40 hours per week and 8 hours a day.

    The federal overtime provisions are contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Unless exempt employees are covered by the Act they must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than time and one-half their regular rates of pay.

    There is no limit in the Act on the number of hours employees aged 16 and older may work in any workweek.

    Parental Leave

    Parental leave falls under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which requires employers to provide a maximum of 12 weeks of unpaid leave.

    Termination requirements for employees in

    Every Federal, State and City ordinances must be followed by employers while dismissing a worker. Termination cost might include Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), which is a federal law that allows employees to continue with their health insurance while unemployed.

    Notice Period

    Employment at will means that both parties can terminate the contract at any time. However, the common practice in the USA is to give 2 weeks notice.

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