Running a small business isn’t just a full time job — it can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, and services, not to mention marketing, can be exhausting. Social Security can make your life easier with a suite of services that allows you to file W-2/W-2Cs online and verify your employees’ names and Social Security numbers against its records.

If you run a business, make Social Security your first stop for information on W-2s, electronic filing and verifying Social Security numbers at www.socialsecurity.gov/employer to save time. The service offers fast, free, and secure online W-2 filing options to CPAs, accountants, enrolled agents, and individuals who process W-2s (the Wage and Tax Statement) and W-2Cs (Statement of Corrected Income and Tax Amounts).

You must register to use this service. This publication will give you more information about electronic wage reporting www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10034.pdf.

Small business owners can also take advantage of Business Services Online at www.socialsecurity.gov/bso/bsowelcome.htm.

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