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Records Employers Must Keep

1412. Records Employers Must Keep

1412.1 What information about employees must the employer keep?

Employers must keep the following records:

  1. Names, addresses, and occupations of employees receiving wages;

  2. Employees' periods of employment;

  3. Employees' Social Security numbers;

  4. The employer's identification number;

  5. Total amount and date of each wage payment (including tips reported to the employer by the employee);

  6. Amount of each wage payment subject to Social Security and Medicare taxes and the amount of tax withheld; and

  7. Farm operators who utilize services of "crew leaders" must keep a record showing the name, home address, and employer's identification number of the crew leader.

1412.2 What copies of these records are kept?

The employer (except a household employer) must keep duplicate copies of the quarterly and annual returns on which employees' wages are reported for Social Security purposes.

1412.3 How long must the records be kept?

These records must be kept for a period of at least four years after the date the tax is due or is paid whichever is later.

Last Revised: March, 2001

Comments

Jobs: start dates and ending dates

June 9, 2011 by EWMoses21

I want to establish my job history dating back to 2001. I need to know exactly the days i started and ended each job up too 2011. Is there a way i can retrieve this information without going into the ss office?

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