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  • With Silicon Valley as a hub for innovation, countless world-leading businesses have come out of the United States
  • Over 50% of the United States population works for a small to medium sized business
  • In 2020, 495 ‘unicorn’ start-up businesses were set up in the United States
  • USA PEO can allow international businesses to hire staff and represent them in the US Market, it can also allow US-based businesses to hire employees state-to-state.

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United States PEO Services

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Working in the United States

Employment Information

  • The United States has a diverse and dynamic labor market that offers a wide range of employment opportunities across various industries.
  • The U.S. labor force is comprised of approximately 160 million people, with individuals aged 16 and older actively participating in the workforce.
  • The unemployment rate, which measures the percentage of the labor force that is actively seeking employment but unable to find work, varies over time. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021, the unemployment rate was around 5.2%.
  • Major industries in the United States include healthcare, technology, finance, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and professional services.
  • The federal minimum wage in the United States is set at $7.25 per hour, although individual states and localities may have higher minimum wage rates.
  • The U.S. job market is characterized by both full-time and part-time employment opportunities, with the standard full-time workweek consisting of 40 hours.
  • Employment laws and regulations in the United States vary at the federal, state, and local levels, covering aspects such as minimum wage, overtime pay, discrimination, and worker safety.
  • The U.S. workforce is protected by various employment rights, including the right to a safe working environment, fair pay, and protection against discrimination based on factors such as race, gender, religion, and disability.
  • The U.S. job market has seen increasing demand for skilled workers in fields such as technology, healthcare, engineering, and data analysis.
  • Many Americans receive employment benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans (e.g., 401(k)), paid vacation and sick leave, and parental leave, although these benefits can vary depending on the employer and employment status.


Taxation in the United States is a complex system that businesses need to navigate carefully.

Businesses operating in the U.S. must be aware of several key tax obligations. Firstly, businesses are generally subject to federal income tax, which is determined based on their taxable income. The corporate tax rate varies depending on the entity type and income bracket. Additionally, businesses are responsible for paying employment taxes, including Social Security and Medicare taxes, on behalf of their employees. Sales taxes, on the other hand, are imposed at the state and local levels, with rates and regulations varying across jurisdictions.

It’s crucial for businesses to understand their state’s sales tax requirements and obligations. Furthermore, businesses may need to comply with other taxes such as excise taxes, property taxes, and various industry-specific taxes. It is advisable for businesses to consult with tax professionals or accountants to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws, accurately report income and deductions, and meet tax filing deadlines.


There are different types of visas available, depending on the purpose of the visit. Nonimmigrant visas are temporary visas for individuals who intend to stay in the U.S. for a specific period, such as for tourism, business, education, or work.

Immigrant visas, on the other hand, are for those seeking permanent residency in the U.S. Common nonimmigrant visas include B-1/B-2 (business/tourism), F-1 (student), H-1B (skilled worker), and L-1 (intracompany transferee) visas. Immigrant visas include family-sponsored visas, employment-based visas, and diversity visas. Each visa category has specific eligibility requirements, application procedures, and associated fees. It is essential for individuals to carefully review the requirements and seek appropriate legal advice to ensure a smooth and successful visa application process.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of State handle visa applications and provide detailed information on their respective websites.

Cultural Information

The United States is a diverse and culturally vibrant nation, often referred to as a “melting pot” due to its rich blend of traditions, customs, and ethnicities. American culture is heavily influenced by its history of immigration, resulting in a multicultural society with a wide range of languages, religions, and cuisines.

The arts and entertainment industry in the United States is globally renowned, with Hollywood films, Broadway shows, and American music influencing popular culture worldwide. The country is also known for its love of sports, with American football, baseball, basketball, and soccer being widely followed. The United States celebrates various holidays and festivals throughout the year, including Independence Day (July 4th), Thanksgiving, Halloween, and Christmas.

Additionally, regional customs and traditions add unique flavors to American culture, with distinct cultural identities found in different states and regions. The United States prides itself on freedom of expression, individualism, and the pursuit of the “American Dream,” which encompasses the belief in upward mobility and personal success.

Impacts from COVID-19

Since the pandemic, remote work and digital transformation has become essential for businesses to adapt to the new normal. Some industries, such as healthcare, e-commerce, and technology, experienced growth and increased demand.

The government implemented various relief programs and stimulus measures to support businesses, including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). Vaccination efforts, along with the gradual easing of restrictions, have provided hope for recovery, but the long-term effects and adjustments in the business landscape are still unfolding.

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