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Social Security No-Match Letters Are Back, But with a Tweak to the Timing

March 30, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Social Security no-match letters are on the uptick. They let employers know an employee’s name and Social Security number (SSN), as reported on W-2 forms, don’t match government records. Here’s what you need to know to keep your operations compliant.

In 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) resurrected the practice of issuing the no-match letters. They generally ask employers to review the discrepancies, inform employees about the mismatch, and submit corrected information on a Form W-2C within 60 days.

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