Learn about out easy process to start a background check.
by Kathy Fearrington, CPP, Payroll Operations Manager at Cooperative Payroll Solutions, LLC
The Social Security Administration (SSA) has started offering American workers access to their earnings and benefit statements online versus mailing these to the workers. This tool enables American workers to plan for future retirement opportunities.
To obtain your Social Security Statement online, you must first create a “My Social Security” account with the SSA. Once you have established this account, you can view your Social Security Statement at any time.
To create the account, you must provide personal information about yourself and give the SSA answers to some questions that only you are likely to know. Next step would be to create a user name and password that you will use to access your online account. This process protects you and keeps your personal Social Security information private.
The web site address is: socialsecurity.gov/mystatement
The online statement will provide the following information: