Request for Earnings and Benefit Estimate Statement


Overview
The Request for Earnings and Benefit Statement is used to get a formal statement of earnings in your Social Security account and your estimated retirement benefits.
This Request for Earnings and Benefit Estimate Statement is a reproduction of a form supplied by the Social Security Administration.  
With a completed form, an individual may request a statement from the Social Security Administration with the individual's lifetime Social Security earnings history and projected benefits upon retirement.
These lifetime earnings are used, among other things, to calculate your retirement benefits.

When You Need It
-Request an Earnings and Benefits Statement at least once every three years to make sure there are no errors on your report.
-If there is a problem, make sure you promptly contact the Social Security Administration to get the error corrected.  

Getting Started

You will need:
-The name shown on your Social Security card, Social Security number as shown on your card, date of birth, other Social Security numbers you have used, and any other names you have used (including a maiden name).
-Your actual earnings (wages and/or net self-employment income) for last year, this year's estimated earnings, the age you plan to stop working, and your projected future earnings (if known). 

When to Review and Revise 
-To correct the information contained in the request.
-If you have changed your name.
-To make another periodic request to check the accuracy of the report. 

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