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An employer is any person, natural or juridical, domestic or foreign, who carries on in the Philippines any trade, business, industry, undertaking, or activity of any kind and uses the services of another person who is under his/her orders as regards the employment, except the Government and any of its political subdivisions, branches or instrumentalities, including corporations owned or controlled by the Government.
The effectivity of the employer’s compulsory SSS coverage starts on the first day of his/her operation.
Effects of non-reporting and non-remittance of contribution
An employer who does not report his/her employees, regardless of status of employment, is violating the SSS Law. The employer is liable to the employees and must: