As a practice grows, it often finds itself with file cabinets full of employee related records and asking the question "Can I ever throw this stuff out?". While certain records can be discarded, it is important to remember that there are state and federal requirements for the retention of employee related records. For a user friendly chart summarizing federal employee related record retention requirements see Employee-Related Records – Can I Ever Throw This Stuff Out? as published in the March 2009 issue of Impact Magazine.