TN 46 (10-11)

GN 02602.020 Unpaid Maritime Tax Deductions

Citations:

20 CFR §404.402 and §404.457

Social Security extended coverage to certain maritime employees in March 1943. The law required that Social Security withhold from a person's Social Security benefits unpaid taxes for coverage, instead of collecting it directly from the employee.

Do not pay title II benefits to a beneficiary or auxiliary until we finish collecting the unpaid maritime taxes. Deduct the amount for the unpaid maritime tax before reducing the title II benefit. (For more information on events subject to deduction before reduction, see GN 02603.040.


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GN 02602.020 - Unpaid Maritime Tax Deductions - 02/20/2015
Batch run: 02/20/2015
Rev:02/20/2015