What does the middle number stand for in your Social Security number?

Answer The middle two digits of the Social Security number is the group number. These two digits range from 01-99. The numbers are not assigned consecutively; states are issued odd numbers first and when ... Read More »

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How do they determine what your Social Security number is?

Today's nine-digit, government-issued Social Security numbers are used for taxpayer identification, armed service identification, jury selection, credit management and many other government identif... Read More »

What happens to your Social Security number when you die?

Your Social Security number is a very important piece of information that you use throughout your life. What happens to it, though, after your life ends?Not Re-issuedCurrently, a Social Security nu... Read More »

Can your Social Security number be accessed from your passport number?

A Social Security number is not accessible through a U.S. passport number, or through the Radio Frequency Identification strip on the new passport cards. However, a passport is acceptable as identi... Read More »

Is a tax identification number the same as your Social Security number?

Although used interchangeably on Internal Revenue Service documents, taxpayer identification numbers and Social Security numbers are not the same. The Social Security Administration assigns Social ... Read More »