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Agencies Involved with SSPE Bureau

    What is the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s role?

    In 1952 the Department of Labor & Industry was designated by the Governor to administer the Amendments to the Act which permitted public employers to voluntarily provide their employees with Social Security coverage.
     
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Labor & Industry is responsible for administering the law and procedures governing Social Security and Medicare coverage by State and local public employers.

    What is the Social Security Administration’s role?

    The SSA is responsible for administering the law and procedures for governing Social Security and Medicare coverage, benefits, and entitlements.

    What is the Internal Revenue Service’s role?

    The IRS is responsible for collecting the taxes through quarterly payroll tax returns.