The Social Security Statement estimates a worker's retirement, disability, and other
benefits administered by the Social Security Administration, lists lifetime earnings
in Social Security records, estimates Social Security and Medicare taxes paid, and
gives general information about Social Security and retirement.
We encourage workers to notify us when we need to update or correct information on
We update Social Security records such as earnings, the name, and date of birth if
that information changed or was not reported correctly to Social Security.
We correct establishment errors such as errors that occurred when we converted paper
and microfiche documents to electronic records; or when we incorrectly recorded data
such as name, date of birth, or Social Security number.