BASIC (11-81)

RM 02212.002 Prepare Form SSA-6598, Offset Of Form SSA-7010 Adjustment

  1. Complete a form SSA-6598 (original only) in accordance with the following instructions, in each instance where an offsetting adjustment relating to an evidence posting is required.

  2. Complete each item on the form SSA-6598 as follows:

    1. AWR-REG, AWR-AG, QUARTERLY, AG (PRIOR TO 1978)

      Check the appropriate box. Show only one type on each form.

    2. ALL WAGES OR ALL TIPS

      Check the appropriate box. Show only one type on each form.

    3. EIN

      Enter the employer's identification number for the item being offset. For regular components of the armed forces (Air Force, Army Marine Corps and Navy) use “9990000” as the serial portion of the EIN.

    4. SSN

      Enter the employee's social security number, if known, or the letter “I” if the SSN is not known. When offsetting an item that is in the suspense files, enter the SSN exactly as shown on the item being offset.

    5. EE NAME

      Print the employee's name. If known, enter the complete name. When offsetting an item in the suspense files, enter the name as shown on the suspense item.

    6. PERIOD

      Where a quarterly amount or a semi-annual amount for the year 1937 is involved, enter the numerical designation for the last month of the period in the column headed “Month” and the last two digits of the particular year in the column headed “Year.” Where an annual AG or regular amount is involved, leave the “Month” column blank and enter the last two digits of the particular year in the column headed “Year.”

    7. DECREASE ENTRY 6 OR INCREASE ENTRY 7 (WHICHEVER IS APPLICABLE)

      Enter the amount (dollars and cents) by which the reported amount is to be decreased or increased.

    8. ADJUSTED TOTAL

      Whenever an offset posting is made to decrease wages previously reported, enter the total amount which is to remain credited for the period. This should be the difference between the amount reported and the amount shown in the column headed “Decrease Entry 6.” Whenever an offset posting is made to increase wages previously reported, enter the total amount paid in the period. This amount should be the amount reported plus the amount entered in the column “Increase Entry 7.”

    9. TOTALS FOR THIS PAGE

      Complete this line to show the total of the entries 6 and the total of the entries 7.

    10. NUMBER OF ITEMS

      Enter the number of items being adjusted. When more than one page is involved, enter the total of all pages on the first page.

    11. NET DIFFERENCE—THIS PAGE—WAGES

      Complete this line to show the net difference between the “Decrease Entry 6” and the “Increase Entry 7” columns. If the net difference is a credit, check the “CR” block.

    12. NET DIFFERENCE—THIS PAGE—TIPS

      Complete as instructed in “11” above.

    13. NET DIFFERENCE—ALL PAGES

      Complete this line when more than one related form SSA-6598 is being prepared.

    14. INITIAL SSA-7010-U5, PROCESSED IN MBU AG (OR) MRN

      Enter whichever one is appropriate, the MBU and accounting quarter in which the initial form SSA-7010-U5 was processed, or the microfilm reference number.

    15. REMARKS

      Utilize this space to enter any information deemed pertinent to the processing of the form.

    16. REPORTED AMOUNT OFFSET OR EVIDENCE AMOUNT OFFSET

      Check the appropriate box.

    17. PARTIALLY MATCHED INVESTIGATION OR OTHER

      Check the appropriate box.

    18. PREPARED BY

      Enter your initials.

    19. DATE

      Enter the current date.

    20. APPROVED

      The supervisor shall indicate approval by entering her/his signature in this box.


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RM 02212.002 - Prepare Form SSA-6598, Offset Of Form SSA-7010 Adjustment - 04/11/2011
Batch run: 04/11/2011
Rev:04/11/2011