When were social security numbers first issued?

Answer The first social security numbers were issued by the Social Security Board through the U.S. Postal Service in mid-November 1936. Social Security Numbers were supposed to be issued beginning on Nov.... Read More »

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When were Social Security numbers first used on income tax forms?

When filing taxes, people must use their Social Security number for identification purposes. The practice of using a Social Security number for identification started in 1961. The tax bill passed i... Read More »

When were silver dollars first issued?

The first statute of the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, allowed for the striking of silver dollar coins. The first U.S. silver dollars were not issued until 1794, however, because of a problem requisit... Read More »

When did social security numbers begin?

Social security numbers began in 1936. The first number was issued in November. At that time, the U.S. Postal Service was contracted with the Social Security Board to distribute and assign cards wi... Read More »

When did automatic Social Security numbers start?

August 17, 1987 is the date when Social Security numbers were automatically issued to newborn infants for the first time. This initial batch was part of a pilot project initiated by the Social Secu... Read More »