Strengthen the Integrity and Protection of the Social Security Number

In Fiscal Year 2012, SSA assigned approximately 5.5 million original Social Security numbers (SSNs) and issued about 11 million replacement SSN cards. In the same fiscal year, SSA also recorded approximately $585 billion in employment taxes related to earnings under assigned SSNs. 

Assigning SSNs only to those individuals authorized to obtain them, protecting information once the numbers are assigned, and accurately posting earnings reported under SSNs are critical SSA missions. 

These investigations and reports describe our efforts to meet these missions. 

The Social Security Administration's Compliance with Social Security Number Replacement Card Issuance Provisions of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004

DATE: Thursday, March 4, 2010
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The Social Security Administration's Implementation of the E-Verify Program for New Hires

DATE: Wednesday, January 6, 2010
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The Social Security Administration's Compliance with Certain Evidence Requirements that Restrict Noncitizens' Eligibility for Title II Benefits

DATE: Friday, September 25, 2009
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Effectiveness of Special Indicator Codes on the Social Security Administration's Numident File

DATE: Wednesday, August 26, 2009
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Protecting Personally Identifiable Information on the Social Security Administration's Intranet Sites

DATE: Wednesday, August 19, 2009
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Consent Based Social Security Number Verification Program

DATE: Friday, July 10, 2009
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Accuracy of the Help America Vote Verification Program Responses

DATE: Monday, June 22, 2009
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The Social Security Administration's Wage Reconciliation Process with the Internal Revenue Service

DATE: Tuesday, June 16, 2009
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Access to Personally Identifiable Information Available in the LexisNexis Total Research System (Limited Distribution)

DATE: Friday, May 29, 2009
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Potential Social Security Number Misuse in Certain Unique Populations

DATE: Tuesday, May 26, 2009
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