By Jason Fry
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the final ruling for increased fines for Form I-9 errors. The new ruling will begin with penalties assessed after January 11, 2022.
Below are the 2022 adjustments for the fines ICE levies for Form I-9 issues.
The minimum penalty increase from $237 to $252 per paperwork violation
The maximum penalty increase from $2,360 to $2,507 per paperwork violation
Incomplete and missing Forms, failure to provide supporting documentation, and many other errors can lead to potential fines if your organization is audited. You can improve your process and help avoid these errors by taking advantage of the I-9 Management Services from Equifax. You can better manage your I-9s with tools for each phase of the process. Check out the HR Checklist for I-9 Enforcement for steps you can take today to help avoid these costly fines.
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