Jeri Fields: Social Security helps small businesses

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been testing small businesses. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor.

Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services and marketing can be challenging even in normal times.

If you’re a small business owner, or you work for one, our online suite of services can help make your life easier.

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Our business services allow you to file W-2/W-2Cs online and verify your employees’ names and Social Security numbers against our records.

Our online services at will save you valuable time when you need information on filing electronic W-2s and verifying Social Security numbers.

Small business owners can also take advantage of our Business Services Online at You must register to use this free service, which also offers fast and secure online W-2 filing options to Certified Public Accountants, enrolled agents and individuals who process W-2s and W-2Cs.

For more information about electronic wage reporting, please read our publication at

— Jeri Fields is the manager of the district Social Security office in Ironton.