The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) has resumed mailing Social Security “no-match” letters informing employers of mismatches between their employees’ names and Social Security numbers. When an Employer receives the No-Match letter, a call is usually generated to the CFO or the Company Accountant.
There are distinct protocols that an employer should follow to insulate itself from potential exposure. ICE has made it clear that Social Security no-match letters can, in some cases, be used as evidence of “constructive knowledge“ that an individual is not authorized to work for an employer.
What to do if you receive a Social Security no match letter:
Follow these steps for each SSN that failed verification: