USA State Payroll Rates + Resources: State of Michigan: New Hire Reporting


The purpose of this documentation is to outline the processes and requirements associated with reporting new hires in the state of Michigan.

New Hire Reporting

Federal and State law requires employers to report newly hired and re-hired employees in Michigan at the State of Michigan Department of Human Services New Hire Reporting site. Download the Quick Reference Guide to keep handy!

To file online, you will first need to register by clicking Sign me up.

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You'll be asked to provide the following information for each new and returning employee:


  • Employee Social Security Number

  • Employee name and address

  • Employee date of birth (optional)

  • Date of hire (this is the first day services are performed for wages)


  • Federal identification number (FEIN)

  • Employer name

  • Payroll address, email, phone and fax

You may also submit the New Hire Reporting Form to:

     Michigan New Hire Operations Center
     P.O. Box 85010
     Lansing, MI 48908-5010 
     FAX: (877) 318-1659

For assistance, contact the Michigan New Hire Operations Center at (800) 524-9846.