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Social Security

Assistance available for small businesses

 

Vonda Van Til

Public Affairs Specialist

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28.8 million small businesses in the United States represent 99.7 percent of all U.S. businesses, and employ 56.8 million people.

Running a small business can be a 24/7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging. If you are a small business owner or you work for one, we can help make your life easier with our suite of services. Our services allow you to file W-2/W-2Cs online and verify your employees’ names and Social Security numbers against our records.

If you run a business, make us your first stop at socialsecurity.gov/employer. It will save you valuable time when you need information on W-2s, electronic filing, and verifying Social Security numbers. Small business owners can also take advantage of our Business Services Online at socialsecurity.gov/bso/bsowelcome.htm.

You must register to use this free service, which also offers fast, free and secure online W-2 filing options to CPAs, enrolled agents, and individuals who process W-2s and W-2Cs.

The publication socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10034.pdf provides more information about electronic wage reporting.

 

Vonda Van Til is the public affairs specialist for West Michigan. You may write her c/o Social Security Administration, 3045 Knapp NE, Grand Rapids MI 49525 or via email to vonda.vantil@ssa.gov.

 

 

 

 

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