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Letter to Report Earnings to Social Security

When you start working, it is important to keep the Social Security Administration informed of your earnings. Keep a photocopy of the letter you send, and file it in case you need it in the future. The following is an outline of a letter that you could use.


[Social Security Administration]
[Street Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]

Re: Employment earnings

Dear [ Name of Your Social Security Representative]:

I am writing to report to you that during the month of _______________, 201__. I was employed by [company name], which is located at [street address, city, state, zip code]. My gross monthly earnings were $_____. I have attached copies of these earnings.

Based on this earnings level, I [am/I am not (choose one)] eligible for an adjusted SSI cash benefit.

Please notify me if you disagree with any of this information.


[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[Your Telephone Number]

[Your Claim Number]

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