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Before You Report

Here you will find information and links necessary for us to process your appointment, for you to receive your first paycheck, and for you to finalize legal documents for Federal employment with the Treasury Office of Inspector General.
 
Forms to Complete Before You Report
 
Appointment Affidavits (SF-61)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used on your first day of work when you take the Oath of Office. This form is NOT to be completed until you are sworn in.
Instructions: Print one copy. Bring this blank form with you on your first day. DO NOT COMPLETE. After you are sworn in, you will sign and date the affidavits.
 
Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to verify your citizenship and eligibility to work in the United States.
Instructions: Complete Section 1. Print one copy and sign the form. On your first day of work, you will be required to provide sufficient proof of citizenship. Please refer to the back of the form for a list of acceptable documents.
PLEASE NOTE: As of July 1, 2010, certified Puerto Rico birth certificates issued prior to July 1, 2010 will be invalid and unacceptable for Form I-9 purposes.
 
Declaration Of Federal Employment (OF-306)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to determine your acceptability for Federal employment.
Instructions: Read and complete the form. Print one copy and sign the form. NOTE: A false statement on any part of this form may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work. You may also be punished by a fine or imprisonment.
 
Employee Address (AD-349)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to designate your official mailing/residence address so that you can receive your biweekly Statement of Earnings and Leave and other important mailings.
Instructions: Read and complete ONLY sections 1-7. Print one copy and sign the form.
 
Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate (W-4 Form)
Who Submits: All new employees. If you are a resident of Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, or Utah, we will use the deductions you declare on your W-4 for both your Federal and State taxes. Therefore, if you would like for your state tax withholding allowances to be different from your federal withholding allowances, it will be necessary for you to complete two W-4 forms. Please label the top of the W-4 that you wish to be used for state tax purposes, "State Tax."
Purpose: This form is required by the IRS and is used to determine the correct amount of federal income tax to be withheld from your biweekly earnings based on the number of exemptions that you claim.
Instructions: Step 1: Use the Personal Allowances Worksheet to help you determine the number of withholding allowances that you are entitled to claim. Step 2: Fill out the W4 Form, print one copy, and sign and date the form.
 
State Tax Withholding Form
Who Submits:All new employees. Not required for residents of Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. If you are a resident of Colorado, Delaware, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, or Utah, please see the instructions under "Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate (W-4 Form)."
Purpose: This form is required by the IRS and is used to determine the correct amount of state income tax to be withheld from your biweekly earnings based on the number of exemptions that you claim.
Instructions:Print one copy, read, and sign the form.
 
Self Identification of Reportable Handicap (SF-256)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to collect statistical information for agency reports on hiring, placement, and advancement of handicapped individuals.
Instructions: Complete the requested personal information at the top of the Form and indicate the appropriate code. Print one copy and sign the form.
 
Ethnicity and Race Identification (SF-181)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to collect statistical information on the composition of the Treasury Office of the Inspector General workforce. Completion of this form is optional. However, if you do not complete this form, the Treasury Office of the Inspector General will attempt to identify your race and national origin by visual perception.
Instructions: Read and complete the form. Print one copy and sign the form.
 
Direct Deposit Sign-Up Form (SF-1199A)
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to identify the financial institution where your biweekly earnings will be forwarded through electronic funds transfer.
Instructions: Read and complete the form in type, print one copy, and sign the form. You must fill out this form by typing the information. In addition please submit a copy of a voided check with the completed form.
 
Uniform Service Status Code
Who Submits: All new employees.
Purpose: This form is used to maintain an accurate record of your current military status.
Instructions: Print one copy, read and sign the form.
 
Statement of Prior Federal Service (SF-144)
Who Submits: All employees with prior federal service
Purpose: This form is used to help determine and maintain the length and type of previous federal service.
Instructions: Read and complete the form, print one copy, and sign the form.
  

Benefits Forms (not required on your first day)

SF-2809
TSP-1
SF-2817

Questions regarding these forms... Call us at 202-927-5200.
 

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The Council of Inspectors General on Financial Oversight was established by the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub.L. 111-203). Council members share information about their ongoing work, with a focus on concerns that may apply to the broader financial sector and ways to improve financial oversight. The Council is made of nine financial regulatory agency Inspectors General and is chaired by Eric Thorson, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Treasury.

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