Investigate Employer Who Filed 37,375 Bad W-2s in One Year

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News, April 24, 2013

I have a challenge for members of Congress now vowing that the federal government will enforce the immigration laws in the future if we just let them take the illegal aliens in the United States today and put them on a “pathway to citizenship.”

It is this: Investigate the employer who—according to the Office of the Inspector General of the Social Security Administration (SSA)—filed 37,375 inaccurate W-2s in tax year 2005. In fact, investigate all employers who have similarly filed massive numbers of bad W-2s.

Forget the employers who filed 100, 200 or even 500 bad W-2s per year. Give them a pass—for now. Focus only on those that filed thousands.

Make them sit publicly in congressional hearings and explain how and why they filed so many bad documents with the IRS. Make them as famous as they deserve to be.

When you are done with that, bring in any administration official who wants to defend these employers—or the workers who provided these employers with false Social Security Numbers when they took the jobs for which the bad W-2s were filed.

The truth: Our government is willfully refusing to enforce the immigration laws not only at the border but also in the workplace.


As I reported before in this column, the SSA inspector general on Dec. 15, 2008, published an analysis of “no-match” W-2s. These are W-2s on which the name and the Social Security Number do not match and SSA cannot readily determine the true identity of the worker for whom it was filed. SSA dumps these into what it calls the “Earnings Suspense File” (ESF).

In this 2008 report, the inspector general looked at the W-2s SSA dropped into the ESF for tax year 2005.

He discovered that 10.1 million no-match W-2s were filed that year, and 871,000 employers filed at least one. But an elite group—1,650 employers—filed 500 or more. “These employers had reported no-matches that ranged from 501 to 37,375,” said the IG, “and about 44 percent of the employers had reported … 1,000 or more no-matches to SSA.”

So, who was the employer that filed 37,375? In the IG’s report, this employer is anonymous.


On Oct. 26, 2004, the SSA IG published a report on the Top 100 employers who filed the most no-match W-2s from 1997 to 2001. The IG discovered unmistakable patterns.

“Forty-three of the Top 100 employers were in the service industry, 32 were in the restaurant industry, and 20 employers were in the agriculture industry,” said the IG. “Four of the remaining employers were in the hotel/retail industry, and one was a State agency.”

Yes, a “State agency” was one of the Top 100 filers of no-match W-2s with SSA. Which state? Again, it is anonymous.


For more than a decade, the federal government has suspected that employers who file large numbers of no-match W-2s may be knowingly hiring illegal aliens.

“SSA suspects that employers in certain high turnover industries (bars and restaurants, services, and agriculture) compound the problem because they may knowingly hire illegal aliens with fraudulent identification and are able to do so because there are no penalties imposed for their actions,” said an SSA IG report published on Feb. 7, 2000. “Consequently, those employers who knowingly accept fraudulent documentation are free to conduct business as usual without regard to the disruption and harm caused to SSA’s customers and to unknowing individuals whose identities are falsely used.”

During President Bush’s second term, the Department of Homeland Security proposed a regulation to require employers who received letters from SSA indicating they had no-match W-2s to double-check their records and clarify their accuracy with their workers if they did not want those no-match W-2s to be considered evidence of knowingly hiring unauthorized workers. The AFL-CIO and others sued over the proposal, a judge issued a preliminary injunction against it, and the Obama administration dropped it.


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  • The__Bobster

    In this 2008 report, the inspector general looked at the W-2s SSA dropped into the ESF for tax year 2005.

    He discovered that 10.1 million no-match W-2s were filed that year, and 871,000 employers filed at least one.


    And yet the media say that there are only 11 million of the squat monster invaders here in 2013? Hell, a lot of employers don’t file W-2’s for them at all.

    • George

      Correct, Bobster.

      That’s 10.1 million no-match W-2s. Granted, some of those might be in error (transposed digits, etc). It should be noted, though, that this figure represents only the employees for whom a W-2 has been issued. It doesn’t account for day labourers crowding around Home Depot, or ‘off the books’ employees, or self-employed tradesmen or babysitters/nannies, or landscapers.

      More importantly, this figure doesn’t include the stay-at-hovel housewives or their multitudinous broods of offspring.

      10.1 million is merely the tip of the iceberg. And like icebergs, it’s what’s lurking below the waterline that is the most dangerous.

  • Frank

    The corruption in this administration is astonishing.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Our country is gone. Brick by brick he’s sending us into our own private hell. What this guy deserves I cannot say….but I can think it, maybe even pray for it.

      • NYB

        The culprits are the heads of prominent companies who bribe Washington to leave them alone.

        • Jenny M. Raulston

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      • romulus

        If you’d really like to know who’s pulling the strings on both sides of the aisle, check out these books:
        1) the dispossessed majority by Willmott Robertson
        2)the culture of critique by prof. Kevin MacDonald

      • NM156

        And W was better how?

        • Sherman_McCoy

          Did she say he was? I never thought anyone could top the atrocities committed by ‘W’, until there was ‘O’!

          • NM156

            Well, you do have a point there. However, without idiot W’s two stoopid terms, Obama as a candidate would never appeared on the horizon.

          • Erasmus

            W had his head so far up his rectum he could have done his own colonoscopy. Yet, he pales in comparison to Obama. W was a loon, but he had us rank and file conservatives to constrain (partially) his irresponsibility. Obama is a Kenyan village chief whose fellow tribesmen only egg him on.

    • 2005, not Obumbo…. Dubya…..

    • Erasmus

      There are have been many traitors in our government for years. (Look at John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Chuck Schumer to see just a few.) Obama just happens to be the biggest one thus far and the most obvious.


    BACKGROUND CHECK: ObamaFailedEverify. com

  • bigone4u

    Why should I obey the tax laws when this government willfully breaks as many laws as it does? Why should I say the pledge of allegiance to a country that has been taken over by gangsters? The time for a Second American Revolution is fast approaching. I am preparing. Are you?

  • libertarian 1234

    These non-matches that are returned to the employer all have SS deducted from them, and the employer pays an equal amount.
    If the illegals didn’t show numerous dependents on the W-4 they fill out when they’re first employed, there’s money deducted for withholding taxes, also.
    All of it is a free gift to the government.
    Maybe that’s why the feds don’t really care if employers hire illegals.

    • K

      That’s precisely why illegals usually claim huge numbers of (frequently nonexistent) dependents.

    • NM156

      The amount paid out in EITCs and Low-Income Child Tax credits must far exceed what little the IRS would receive from illegals.

      • Erasmus

        It does, and when they’re amnestied, those numbers are going to go through the roof. Family values, my Aunt Fanny.

  • bigone4u

    This story made my temper flare so much that my first inflamatory comment has been held back by the moderator, so I’ll tone it way down this time: If this government will not obey the law then why should it expect the rest of us to obey the law? I think it’s safe to say that the more flaunting of the law by the government, the more lawless we can expect normally law abiding middle class persons to become.

    • Greg Thomas

      Yeah…I feel like the biggest sucker for paying even more federal tax this year.

      • bigone4u

        Given that the current government seems to be intent on soft genocide against the white race, I feel like a sucker for paying any taxes.

    • evola33

      “flaunting of the law”…Flouting, as in, The flouting of the law by corporations is commensurate with the flaunting of corporate power.

      • NM156

        Grammar lady is here…(just kidding)

        • evola33

          Hey, just want our cause to be taken seriously and prevent this board from devolving into style illiteracy.

          • NM156

            Autocorrect on a IoS device may be responsible as well. It makes laughable substitutions for minor spelling errors, and users often don’t see the corrections before hitting return. The most hilarious substitution is “Yiu”, presumably an E. Asian name, for the pronoun “you”.

      • bigone4u

        Good catch. Thanks.

    • Icome Anon

      I believe this is a close quote of Hobbes – A person owes allegiance to the ruler that provides protection, if the ruler cannot provide protection then there is no obligation of obedience.

      So if the government is actively against the interests of its subjects, then its subjects are no longer compelled to obey the government.

      Which leaves us……..

      • MBlanc46

        There’s moral compulsion and then there’s police power. Hobbes was talking about the former. Even in its absence, you have to deal with the latter.

      • Erasmus

        Thomas Aquinas said roughly the same thing. Ours would not pass the test to be our legitimate government by Aquinas’s definition.

    • MBlanc46

      Except if you break the law (at least if you’re not a corporation hiring illegals and submitting false documentation), you’ll be arrested, prosecuted, and fined or imprisoned. If they break the law, nothing happens. Because they are the law. Some racket, eh?

    • Erasmus

      Bingo. I was saying roughly the same thing in W’s time when he was putting the needs of international corporations and illegal aliens before those of the US. If the clowns in Washington are going to be free agents and give their loyalty to others instead of the people of the United States, then philosophically and morally the people of the United States have the right to give their loyalty to whomever else they please. To enforce loyalty by force majeure is the provenance of La Cosa Nostra, and not of a legitimate government.

      This is also one of the major reasons why I now urge any young person who will listen not to throw his/her life away serving in the military. I am from a military family and have always had the highest regard and respect for the men and women who wear the uniform. For that reason I don’t want these good people throwing their lives away for a country led by a government that now does not operate in their best interests. Why ever should a farm boy from Indiana, a girl from Minneapolis or a city kid from Brooklyn die bleeding on a battle field in Afghanistan or Iraq when the clowns now in Washington are cynically selling him, his family and his future out even while his guts and life’s blood spill out over the desert sands.

  • Homo_Occidentalis

    Of course Eric Holder and Barry Hussein will not prosecute these flagrant abuses of our laws. They can’t risk anything endangering the tenuous democratic coalition that includes these illegal mestizos. General Obongo’s main objective right now is to pave the way for a democrat landslide in 2016, achieved through systemic demographic displacement of those “limited government” voting whites.


    I bet it’s Tyson or Perdue.

    • evola33

      Marriott Hotel, Heinz, Del Monte, all the new SW horse meat factories…perhaps Bob’s Big Boy will change to Bob’s Bucking Broncos.

    • MBlanc46

      I was surprised that they didn’t mention meat-packers the list of offending industries.

      • The__Bobster

        Rubio’s sellout bill has a special provision for the importation of legal meat-packers.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    “Yes, a “State agency” was one of the Top 100 filers of no-match W-2s with SSA. Which state? Again, it is anonymous.”

    It’s got to be California. I would bet money on it.

  • White Mom in WDC

    The only action that can stop this is whites across the US uniting in not frequenting restaurants, bars, food stands whatever. Buy your own food and fix it yourself. The beaners can’t work here or won’t be hired if there is no business.

    Also, the time for vigilantism is near. Our government has been bought out by big business. I say eff u to both. Malatov cocktails and mafiaesque action is in order. We need to take our country back. We live here, it is OURS!

    • Erasmus

      With all the illegals now working at restaurants, I no longer go to even the better establishments. I’ll take my chances at a good Asian restaurant that employs only Asians. You can get some very nasty parasites from Paco and Jorge not properly washing their hands after using the Juan.

      • The__Bobster

        Errrr, most of the Chinese restaurants in Houston have illegals working in their back rooms.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    “The truth: Our government is willfully refusing to enforce the immigration laws not only at the border but also in the workplace.”

    That’s the scariest part. Not only has our gubbamint filled it’s ranks with AA makework incompetence, but it is being willfully manipulated to enforce specific ideology in favor of non-Whites and against US.

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    Yes, a “State agency” was one of the Top 100 filers of no-match W-2s with SSA. Which state? Again, it is anonymous.
    I can almost guarantee you that this State agency is California IHSS (In-Home Supportive Services). These are home health aides and assistants for the disabled and elderly, paid by the State. In theory it’s a good plan, keeping the needy independent and out of nursing homes where the costs would be much higher; in practice it’s been a fraud-riddled program and huge tax-dollar sinkhole employing illegal alien women. And these are not jobs “Americans won’t do” – the pay is not high but they provide health and other benefits, which is virtually unheard-of for most unskilled workers. But over the years working class Whites have been chased out of California for the most part, and these jobs have been doled out by Hispanics to Hispanics ever since.