ERA901 — REPLY TO LETTER
We are writing to reply to your letter dated (1) . You said that (2) . (3)
(1) Date of letter
(2) Summary of inquiry
(3) We are checking to find the correct pension information for you. We will send you
another letter as soon as possible to tell you what we find./null
ERA902 — REFERRAL TO ANOTHER AGENCY
The (1) is responsible for the matter you asked us about in your letter dated (2) . Therefore, we have forwarded your letter to that office.
If you have any questions about Social Security numbers, earnings records, or claims
for Social Security benefits, please call us at (toll-free number) or get in touch with any of our local offices.
(1) Name and address of agency (2) Date of inquiry
ERA903 — RETURN NOTICE
We are returning the Potential Private Pension Benefit Information notice that you
sent to us.
ERA904 — RETURN NOTICE — NO PENSION
We are returning your request for information about deferred vested pension rights
because we have no pension information recorded under the name and Social Security
number you furnished.
ERA911 — MAINTAINING PENSION INFORMATION
The Social Security Administration maintains pension information about individuals
who have left work covered by a private pension plan but who have earned a right to
pension benefits under the plan. We give this information to these individuals (or their
dependents or survivors) upon request or when they apply for Social Security benefits.
ERA912 — POTENTIAL ENTITLEMENT
We sent the Potential Private Pension Benefit Information notice to tell you that
the (1) pension plan had reported that (2) may (3) entitled to benefits from the plan. (4)
(1) Plan name
(2) you/name of participant
(3) be/have been
(4) It was not a request for information. You may be entitled to benefits from the plan
as a dependent or survivor of the named worker./null
ERA921 — HOW WE GOT THIS INFORMATION
This information was reported on Form 5500, Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit
Plan - Schedule SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants
with Deferred Vested Benefits.
ERA931 — DEFERRED VESTED BENEFITS
When a person leaves a job covered by a private pension plan before retirement age,
but has earned a right to future pension benefits under the plan, such benefits are
ERA932 — UNTIMELY REPORTS
We do not always receive and process pension reports in the same year to which they
ERA933 — YEAR REPORTED
The “Year Reported” column heading refers to the actual year for which the Plan Administrator reported
ERA934 — NO DECISION MADE
The code M for “other” shown under Type of Annuity and/or Payment Frequency means that no decision had been
made at the time the other pension information was provided.
ERA935 — VALUE OF ACCOUNT
The amount shown under Value of Account is the value of the account when (1) left the job covered by the pension plan.
(1) you/name of participant
ERA941 — THESE ARE NOT SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS
We have no say in the administration of benefit policies or any private pension plans
(1) and do not make any decisions about benefits paid under a private pension plan./null
ERA942 — NO DECISIONS MADE
We do not make any decisions about benefits paid under a private pension plan.
ERA943 — UNABLE TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
We are unable to answer questions about beneficiary entitlement under a specific private
ERA944 — PRIVATE PENSION BENEFITS
This information concerns private pension benefits only. It does not apply to your
Social Security earnings record nor any Social Security benefits to which you may
ERA950 — IF YOU WANT TO APPLY FOR BENEFITS
Please contact the Plan Administrator listed in the notice to find out how to apply
for pension benefits under the plan or for any additional information.
ERA955 — IF THE PLAN ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESS
The address we gave you for the Plan Administrator is the only one we have. Since
that address is not correct, please contact your former employer for the current address.
If you cannot locate your former employer, check the reference department of your
local library or contact your State's corporation commission, office or division.
This agency should be listed in the blue pages of the telephone directory under State
government. It is often a part of the Secretary of State, Commerce or Taxation Departments.
ERA960 — PAYMENT UNDER THE PLAN
We can give you only the information given to us by the Plan Administrator. We do
not check the accuracy of the information. We also realize that the actual method
and/or amount of payment under a plan may differ from that shown on the Potential
Private Pension Benefit Information notice. The reasons for this include:
benefit options selected; and
mistakes in the information given to us by the Plan Administrator.
ERA965 — IF YOU HAVE A COMPLAINT
If you have a complaint about (1) , contact the local office of the Department of Labor's Pension and Welfare Benefits
Administration. If this office is not listed in your telephone directory, write to
the Department of Labor, Pension and Welfare Benefits Programs, Room 4659, 3rd Street
and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20216.
(1) furnish the reason for complaint; e.g., “how the Plan Administrator handled your claim” or “your
claim for private pension benefits”.
ERA970 — WHAT YOU NEED TO DO
We cannot give out the information from a person's record without that person's signed
request. Please complete, sign and return your request and we will consider it further.
ERA975 — FOR MORE INFORMATION
The information we sent you earlier is the only pension information in our files.
ERA976 — CONTACT THE PLAN ADMINISTRATOR
Please contact the Plan Administrator listed below for any additional information
(1) Name and address of Plan Administrator