What information should be on an employment verification form?


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An employment verification form used for verifying a prospective tenant's employment must include the employer's name and address, landlord's name and address, and tenant applicant's signature. The questionnaire section of the form includes information for the employer to fill out including applicant's job title, date of hire and pay rate. The form can include a section that asks the employer to reveal how likely it is for the applicant to remain employed at its place of business.

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The employment verification form should include the name of the applicant and applicant's Social Security number at the top. Legally, the applicant must sign this form to give the employer legal permission to share private details about the applicant's work history. Directly below the applicant's name are spaces for the landlord's signature and dates, and the landlord can provide a brief explanation about the purpose of the request.

Divide the upper and lower portions of the verification form with a "To Be Completed By Employer" heading. The verification form can ask the employer to share the applicant's hourly, monthly and annual income details. It can also request the number of hours worked per week for an hourly employee. An additional comments section allows employers to share whatever details they wish. The form has spaces for the employer's signature, date and contact details at bottom.

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