Here’s What to Do if Your Employer Does not Remit your SSS Contributions

The complaint about non-remittance of SSS contribution for many employees is very alarming.

That is why even if your employer is good at paying your SSS still you must be aware of this to make necessary actions if needed.

SSS (Social Security System) –is a mandatory contribution deducted to your salary monthly.
Republic Act 8282 – Social Security Act of 1997

Any employer who fails to remit the contribution will be charged a penalty of Php 5,000 to Php 20,000 or imprisonment for minimum of 6 years.

A delinquent employer may face crime of estafa and face consequences of imprisonment as per the Revised Penal Code. Failure to remit the employees SSS contribution is a form of fraud.

How to Check your SSS Contribution:

Check Online – this is a convenient way to know if your employer remits your SSS contribution monthly. But first make sure you have an SSS online account, if not then you can register at My.SSS facility at official website of SSS.

Once you are successfully registered, you can see you contributions under (Actual Premiums) page, this will state the corresponding amount and date.

Check trough Text – simply type in (SSS<space>REG<space>10 digit SSS number<space> MM/DD/YYYY.

Check at SSS office – expect to wait for long queues, or have an appointment.

If in any case you found out your employer does not remit your SSS contributions here is what you should do:

- Gather your Pay slip; this will serve as a proof
- Verify with Your Employer, go straight to your HR and ask politely and if they say they already remitted but not yet posted then you can request for remitted a copy of SSS contributions.
- File a Complaint, if the company does not make necessary actions about the problem. Go directly to SSS office and file a complaint statement.