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United States

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without setting up an entity

Usually, to hire in

United States

, your business needs to set up an entity. That means a local office, an address registered as a subsidiary and an account with a local bank. This, plus navigating regional 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 penalties. Deel lets you can hire employees in

United States

quickly, easily, and compliantly. We even automate tax document collection, payroll, benefits, and more.

We partner with local lawyers to ensure you’re compliant

With labor law experts in 150 countries, you can pick from a library of localized contracts to legally onboard your international team in minutes.

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United States

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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 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 Tax

Depends on the State, 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 covered by the Act 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

United States

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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