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Welcome to the Colorado State Directory of New Hires Website.

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State Directory of New Hires (SDNH) is a centralized, confidential, and secure repository responsible for receiving new hire data reported by employers in the State of Colorado. Federal law (42 USC 653A(b)(1)(A)) requires employers to furnish this data to the SDNH of the state in which a newly hired employee works.

"Employer" has the same definition as for federal income tax purposes. Employers required to provide employees with W-2 forms must also comply with new hire reporting requirements.

What to Report

How and Where to Report

The following methods can be used:

Contact the Employer Outreach Department for help with any of these options, or for more online information, please consult the FSR Employer Outreach Guide.

Multi-State Employers

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Employers, with employees in two or more states AND who transmit required reports magnetically or electronically, must comply with the law by exercising one of the following options:

If the second option is chosen, you must notify the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services in writing, of the decision to report to only one state and identify the chosen state.

The following information is required:

Multi-State Employer Notification Form

You can send the form via U.S. mail, addressed to:

You can also submit the form online at the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement website.

OCSE New Hire Resources

The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) also offers resources and assistance concerning the new hire process to employers. If you have further questions or need more information, please visit OCSE New Hire Process for Private Sector Employers if you are a private sector employer, or OCSE New Hire Process for Federal Agency Employers if you are a federal agency employer.