The Social Security Administration has revived an old practice of notifying employers of mismatches between information on tax forms and the agency’s records.
Starting in March, the SSA began sending employer correction request notices, also known as “no-match letters,” to employers with at least one employee whose name and Social Security number combination on a filed W-2 doesn’t match SSA records. The letters instruct employers to register for the agency’s Business Services Online and correct the mismatch within 60 days.
Some 575,000 employers already have received letters.
The return of no-match letters, which haven’t been sent to employers for more ...