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How do I know that my tax return won’t get mixed up with someone else with my same name?

It’s not uncommon to have the same name as somebody else, but that person will not have the same Social Security number as you!


When filing your tax return, you must use your unique 9-digit tax identification number called a Social Security Number (SSN) issued to you by the Social Security Administration. If you weren’t born a U.S citizen or permanent resident, you’ll have to file an application called Form SS-5 and provide certain documents.

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