TN 46 (06-08)
SI 00820.127 Period for Wage Verification
Procedure – Verification of wages
The following chart shows the period for which wages should be verified:
IF the situation is...
An initial claim and there is no deferred development
wages received in all elapsed months from the month of filing through the month prior to the month wage verification is being requested, and
wages received in the month of request if the claimant alleges that all wages for the month have already been paid.
NOTE: If the current month is the month of filing, and wages are not alleged to have stopped, no verification is needed.
An initial claim and deferred development is involved
wages received in the filing date month through the month before the month of recontact after medical allowance, and
wages received in the month of recontact if the claimant alleges that all wages for the month have already been paid.
A redetermination or review of income
all unverified wages through the month immediately preceding the month the redetermination or review of income is initiated, unless:
the employer or employee reports periodically (SI 00820.141), and
the only month(s) unverified is in the reporting period (e.g., month if wages are reported monthly) immediately preceding the month the redetermination or review of income is initiated; or
the wages are considered “reported” as defined in SI 00820.143C, and none of the exceptions in SI 00820.130B.2. apply during the period being developed.