Overview

With decades of experience serving the public sector, Equifax leverages trusted,unique data, analytics, technology, and expertise to drive innovation and transform knowledge into insights. Equifax empowers government agencies to make more informed decisions, streamline operations, maximize program efficiency, reduce fraud and improper payments, enhance the user experience, and mitigate workforce risk.

Products

  • Social Service Verification (SSV)

    Social Services Verification (SSV) is a product for the government sector that leverages The Work Number® database to provide instant delivery of current employment and income information to improve accuracy and timeliness of benefit eligibility decision-making. Information provided includes updated employee wage data (most recent payroll period) and updated employment information.

  • 4506T

    Our IRS Income Verification service is an efficient, cost-effective way to retrieve all tax transcript forms directly from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using taxpayer consent forms. The tax transcript provides a complete picture of all household income, including investment income as well as salary and wages.

  • Full VOE

    Verification of Employment

  • Full VOI

    Verification of Income

  • ACRO

    ACRO provides highly accurate, high speed and high availability credit data to businesses and government agencies to mitigate risk and fraud, as well as enable lending, screening, monitoring and verification decisions, among many other uses.

Blog

Equifax Blogs

Income Verification Discussed in Recent Housing Panel
May 19th, 2021 | During a recent webinar panel presented by Equifax Government Solutions and the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), it became clear that data is one of the most effective tools to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) create better and more efficient processes to quickly address validating qualified applicants. Read More > >

Contracts

State and Local

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA)

01-86
Apr 11, 2016- Nov 30, 2021

Education

Illinois Learning Technology Purchase Program (ILTPP)

ILTPP-19CT011
May 20, 2019- Mar 01, 2022

Massachusetts Higher Education Consortium (MHEC)

MC15-04
Aug 10, 2019- Jun 30, 2022

NJSBA

E-8801-ACESCPS
Oct 20, 2015- Sep 03, 2025

Events

Archived Events

Resources

Blog

During a recent webinar panel presented by Equifax Government Solutions and the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), it became clear that data is one of the most effective tools to help Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) create better and more efficient processes to qu...

Learn how integrating verified income data into the verification process can deliver better service and help protect the integrity of social safety net programs including housing assistance.

Product Brief

Equifax leverages The Work Number® database, the largest central source of consolidated employment and income information for use by the private and public sectors.

Verifying an applicant’s employment is vital for program integrity, but doing so can be a time consuming administrative burden. When applicant volume increases, waiting on verifications can create bottlenecks that hinder productivity and open the door to shortcuts and missed steps that undermine you...

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Equifax, Inc. Product Brief
Check out this datasheet to stay up-to-date on available options for income verification and tax form types.

Video

The presentation at the NAHRO Online: 2020 National Conference discussed how integrating employment and income data from The Work Number® into the housing assistance verification process can help you provide better service and protect your program integrity.

Whitepaper

Government agencies and their contractors often need to hire and retain responsible people for important roles involving, for example, managing finances, inspecting compliance, and protecting people and critical assets. Employees holding these “positions of trust” often require thorough background i...

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Equifax, Inc. Whitepaper
The Work Number® database, a service of Equifax, offers a wide range of verification services specifically designed to help meet the additional detail levels required by government agencies and not-for-profits that administer public assistance and self-sufficiency programs such as Child Support, Sup...