TN 19 (04-09)

RS 01403.052 Types of Secondary Evidence of Wages

A. Preferred secondary evidence

The following evidence types are in higher to lower probative value order:

  1. pay envelopes, vouchers, and similar unsigned employer wage statements provided the requirements of RS 01403.055 are met;

    NOTE: End-of-year pay statements are primary evidence of earnings. (RS 01403.010; RS 01403.018)

  2. union records when supported by the information called for in RS 01403.056;

  3. NH’s copy of Federal or State income tax returns which meet the provisions in RS 01403.057;

  4. Record(s) of State unemployment insurance agencies subject to the rules in RS 01403.058.

B. Other secondary evidence

  1. statements of persons having knowledge of the NH's employment and/or wages supported by the information called for in RS 01403.059;

  2. the NH's personal records and statements as described in RS 01403.060;

  3. other evidence of probative value.

C. When no secondary evidence is available

1. Unsuccessful sequential development

Do not establish wages, tips or both, unless only one year is missing and the earnings may be established per RS 01403.061.

2. Subpoena power

Request that subpoena power be invoked through OISP if conditions in RS 01403.005D.2. are applicable. See address in RS 01403.035B.3.g.

D. Reference

RS 01403.010 - Types of Primary Evidence of Wages


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RS 01403.052 - Types of Secondary Evidence of Wages - 04/03/2009
Batch run: 04/03/2009
Rev:04/03/2009