Do you need to submit W-2’s to SSA?
Business Services Online (BSO) Registration has changed!

What does this mean for you?

Your BSO User ID and password is no longer used to access BSO employer services. You must use a Social Security online account, or credential to gain access to the BSO application.

Start at the BSO Welcome page. You can either log in or create an account from the “Employers” box.

Extra security is a requirement to access the following BSO employer services:

  • Wage file upload
  • W-2/W-2C online
  • AccuWage online
  • Social Security Number Verification Service (SSNVS)
  • View wage report name/SSN errors

You will not be able to use the above services without adding the additional level of security to your account.

Note: Soon you will no longer be able to sign in with your Social Security username. You will need either a or account. Now, when you sign in with your Social Security username, you will be asked to create an account with

We encourage you to sign in to transition your account now - it only takes a few minutes. If you already have, or account, you do not have to create another one.


Learn more about Social Security's NEW access and registration process for Business Services Online (BSO). You can access the pre-recorded webinar video, presentation, and frequently asked questions on our Wage Reporting Community Meetings and Webinars webpage.

Register to Use Business Services Online

You must register to use Business Services Online – Social Security’s suite of services that allows you to file W-2/W-2Cs online and verify your employees’ names and Social Security numbers against our records.

Quick Reference Guides

File W-2s/W-2Cs Online

This service offers fast, free, and secure online W-2 filing options to CPAs, accountants, enrolled agents, and individuals who process W-2s (the Wage and Tax Statement) and W-2Cs (Statement of Corrected Income and Tax Amounts).

Verify Employees’ Social Security Numbers

The Social Security Number Verification Service allows employers to verify the names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees for wage reporting purposes only.

Social Security also offers the Consent Based Social Security Number Verification Service.

Helpful Hints to Electronic Filing- Updated 10-2023

Online Services for Employers, CPAs, Accountants, Enrolled Agents and Individuals

Important Information

Videos, Tutorials & Handbooks


Please note that as of March 25, 2023, the registration and log in process has changed. Please be patient as we work to update our site with changes to our videos, tutorials and handbooks that reflect this change.



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Publications & Forms

Wage Reporting Community Meetings and Webinars