TN 8 (12-05)
SL 90005.006 Basic to SL 15005, December 2005
Part 19 - State and Local Coverage Handbook
Chapter 150 - Resource Guides and Informational Tools
Subchapter 05- Resource Manuals
State Social Security Administrators
Offices -- RSI Team Leaders
Security Field Offices -- District Managers
General Counsel Staff
A new subchapter SL 15005 Resources Manuals has been created.
SL 15005.010 contains the Temporary Emergency Worker Exclusion: Resource Guide. The purpose of
the guide is to examine the temporary emergency worker exclusion from FICA tax withholding
by providing general information on the laws and regulations that pertain to the exclusion
as well as detailing the possible situations in which a temporary emergency worker
The temporary emergency worker exclusion states that services warranted because of
the existence of an unforeseen event (e.g., fire, storm, snow, earthquake, flood)
that call for immediate action by emergency personnel are excluded from FICA tax withholding.
Summary of Changes
SL 15005.010 Temporary Emergency Worker Exclusion: Resource
The Guide contains information on the background, purpose, and application of the
temporary emergency worker exclusion.