SLIDE 7 Chapter 5 Social Security Taxes and Benefits Social Security number is known as your permanent work identification number. Employers withhold Social Security taxes from your pay and contribute matching amounts. The amounts you earn and the amounts contributed for Social Security throughout your work life are credited to your Social Security account number. When you become eligible, usually at retirement, benefits are paid to you monthly, based upon how much you have paid into your account.
SLIDE 10 Chapter 5 Work Permit Application Many states require minors—people under the age of legal adulthood—to obtain a work permit before they are allowed to work. Signed by parent/legal guardian if under age 16 Where to get a work permit application: Your state Department of Labor School counseling center Work experience coordinator
SLIDE 14 Chapter 5 Form I-9 Before you start working, you and your employer must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form, or Form I-9. The purpose of this form is to verify the employee’s identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Along with the form, you will be required to present forms of identification, which could include a driver’s license, passport, Social Security card, or birth certificate.