SSA logo: link to Social Security Online home1427. Is notice given of changes in an earnings record?

No. Notice of changes in an earnings record are not given unless:

  1. The worker or the worker's survivor was previously given a report of the worker's wages for periods in which a deletion or reduction of wages is made; or

  2. Amounts recorded as self-employment income are being reduced.

Note: A survivor is given notice of a change only if the worker or the survivor was previously given a report of wages or self-employment income for the period involved.