TN 7 (07-89)

RM 02270.035 Investigate Sensitive Employer Reports

A. Introduction

Investigation of wage reports may require checking various files and microfilms. An extensive knowledge of scouting is helpful in this area.

B. Procedure

STEPACTION

1

Check SEL/Computer System.

  • If you locate report on SEL for period in question and same problem exists, contact the specialist handling case. Make him/her aware of current case inquiry and advise contact specialist to call inquirer with status.

  • If you locate report for period in question and a different problem exists, thenlist case in computer system as a B case. Go to step 2.

  • If you do notlocate report, list case in computer. Go to step 2.

NOTE: Request DEQY's and verify postings or non-postings before scouting other resources.

2

Check DECS. If you find a flag card prepared by OCRO for the sameproblem then:

  • enter sensitive indicator in DECS.

  • determine if additional action is necessary to resolve problem

  • investigate/track case as necessary

  • give status replies

  • verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

If you find a flag card prepared by a DOCfor same problem then:

  • file your flag card

  • check CATER system for a delinquent/corrected report

  • investigate/track case as necessary

  • give status reply

  • verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

If you do notfind a flag card then:

  • file your flag card

  • go to step 3.

3

Check REL. If you locatereport, go to step 4.

If you do notlocate a report, contact inquirer and ask for a resubmittal. STOP

4

Check AWR film. If you locatea report, check for SSN's furnished:

  • if foundgo to step 5.

  • if not foundcontact inquirer regarding missing SSN's.

If you do notlocate a report verify EIN to MEMBM and MEMNR. Check with analyst's staff for further instructions.

5

Check suspense file. If locatedin suspense:

  • take action to reinstate

  • give status reply

  • track case and verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

If not locatedin suspense:

  • order additional DEQY's above and below missing SSN's

  • determine if money was posted to wrong SSN's

  • compare REL and AWR totals. If same, order an updated suspense list. If onlist:

  • reinstate

  • give status reply

  • track case and verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

If not onlist:

  • contact inquirer

  • prepare internal adjustments

  • track case and verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

If totals are different:

  • contact inquirer. Ask for a listing of EE's, SSN's and wages. Process as a report (prepare dummy w-3)

  • track case and verify postings

  • give final status reply. STOP

6

If case involves a State and local employer (IRD-69) take following action:

  • contact State Operations Branch (STB)

  • upon receipt of information from STB, investigate then determine what action needs to be taken

  • furnish status reply

  • track/verify postings

  • furnish final status reply. STOP

7

If inquirer indicates missing SSN's may be posted to different EIN, order DEQY's and check REL for both EIN's. If DEQY's indicate someSSN's are posted to wrong EIN:

  • prepare an internal adjustment to remove them from incorrect EIN and post them to c