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Monday-Friday: 5 AM - 1 AM EST
Saturday: 5 AM - 11 PM EST
Sunday: 8 AM - 11:30 PM EST
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Business Services Online
Welcome to Business Services Online

Effective as of October 2007, your Personal Identification Number (PIN) is now referred to as your User ID.



Business Services Online (BSO) enables organizations and authorized individuals to conduct business with and submit confidential information to the Social Security Administration. You must Register to use this website. Registered users may Request, Activate and Access various BSO services and functions.

REGISTRATION - If you are a new user, select the "Register" button to create a password and receive your User ID. If you have started and need to complete your Registration process, select the "Complete" button. In either case, after your Registration is complete, you can Request, Activate and Access services and functions.

LOG IN to REQUEST, ACTIVATE AND ACCESS FUNCTIONS - Registered users can select the "Log In" button to login and display the BSO Main Menu. Then you may access services and functions you have already activated, or you may select "Account Maintenance" to request activation of additional services and functions, deactivate your User ID, and/or change your password or contact information.

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Explanation of BSO Services

Reporting Wages to the SSA

Allows you to send forms W-2 and W-2c to Social Security by uploading a specifically formatted electronic file or by directly keying W-2 and W-2c information into an online form. Capability to view Submission and Report processing status is available. If you have received a notice requesting that you resubmit your wage file, it can be acknowledged online. Additionally, you may ask for a one time 15-day extension to the deadline for resubmitting your wage file.

Social Security Number Verification Service (SSNVS)

For the purposes of completing W-2 and W-2c SSNVS allows you to complete an online form or submit specifically formatted files to request verification of names and Social Security Numbers of employees of the company for which you work or the company that has hired you to perform this service.

Form SSA-1694 Request for Business Entity Taxpayer Information

Business entities that have attorney and/or non-attorney representatives as partners or employees who receive direct payment must provide SSA with taxpayer identification information using the Form SSA-1694. For information on how to register, contact

Select Login to complete, update or view the Form SSA-1694.

Select Register to obtain a User ID and password to complete the Form SSA-1694.

Have a question? Call 1-800-772-6270 to speak with Employer Customer Service personnel.
For TDD/TTY call 1-800-325-0778.
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Last reviewed or modified Friday Jun 06, 2008
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