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Benefit Audit

Benefit Payment Control
The Benefit Payment Control unit is responsible for the prevention and detection of unemployment benefit overpayments. The unit includes central office staff as well as twelve Benefit Auditors located in eight offices throughout the state. These auditors are responsible for conducting hearings on possible overpayments, investigating tips and leads on possible unemployment insurance fraud, and the collection of overpaid benefits.

The central office unit of Benefit Payment Control is located in Nashville Tennessee.

P.O. Box 24150
Nashville, Tennessee 37202-4150
Phone - (615) 741-2606
Fax - (615) 741-3469
Listing of Benefit Payment Control Offices throughout the state.

Benefit Crossmatch Audit
All wages reported on the Quarterly Wage and Premium Report are crossmatched with claims paid during the same period.
About Benefit Crossmatch Audit

Back Pay Awards
Wages awarded under a back pay award are considered wages under Tennessee Employment Security Law. Any Employer who is a par ty to a back pay award or settlement due to loss of wages is required to report to the department within thirty (30) days of the ruling. Reporting of back pay awards.

If you know of or suspect someone of fraudulently drawing unemployment benefits you may report such cases by phone, fax, or email. Reports can be anonymous, and all allegations are investigated.
Click here for more information on reporting fraud.