Maine Child Support: Division of Support Enforcement & Recovery (DSER)

Employers Page - New Hire Reporting Instructions

Report each employee you hire, rehire or terminate. File layout for electronic reporting is at the bottom of this document. If you choose one of the Electronic Methods you must use the format included with this memo.


  1. Full Name
  2. Address
  3. Social Security Number
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Date of Hire of Rehire


  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Phone Number
  4. Maine Department of Labor Number and Federal ID number

Notes on file submission:

  1. There should be at least one employer entry and at least one employee entry included in the file.
  2. There can be multiple employers (1 or more employers per file).
  3. There can be multiple employees for each employer.
  4. The employer record should be first and then all employees for that same employer should come after that employer entry.