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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Can you join the US military with no Social Security number and just a tax ID number?

No. You have to have a valid Social Security number, which the military will check to ensure is yours.

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 »

Who can get a social security number?

Only U.S. Citizens and legal non-citizens authorized to work in the United States--or who need a number for a "valid non-work reason"--qualify for a social security number, according to the instruc... Read More »

Social Security Number Act?

The Social Security Number Act of 2009 was an attempt by the federal government to create and strengthen existing laws regarding the protection of an individual's Social Security number.