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What is Social Security?

November 16, 2016 • By

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  1. Ruben

    WE have to stop cronic people on SS and other things like SS I retired from LAPD. I interviewed a 30 yer old woman who wanted to coe on thejob. She told me she wanted to be LAPDE because She liked uniform . I knew It was time for me to retire

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  3. Hasan Diriye Abdi Farah

    I forger my social security Number, thank you honest senior Ecologist: Dr.Hasan Diriye Abdi Farah

  4. Lynne Gregory

    Very interesting and informative information!

  5. Cooper John Cunningham

    When did my Social Security begin?


    John J. Cunningham

    • Ray Fernandez, Public Affairs Specialist

      Just a reminder – We do not have access to personal information in this venue. Please be cautious about posting personal information on social media channels. Thanks!

  6. Linda Faber

    I read that ITINs are given to undocumented immigrants in order to file taxes, Even when an undocumented immigrant doesn’t have legal work authorization. Is this true?

    • Ray Fernandez, Public Affairs Specialist

      Hello Linda. Requests for Taxpayer Identification Numbers (TIN) are handled by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Thanks!

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  8. Victor L. Waters

    I’ve not received my W-2 form this year. Has it been lost in the mail or is it just late? I can’t file my taxes without it.

    • Ann C., Public Affairs Specialist

      Hi, Victor. Thanks for your question. To check the status of your W-2, you should contact your employer’s human resource or personnel office. If you are referring to the SSA-1099 showing the amount of benefits paid during last year and the amount of any voluntary Federal tax withheld, we mail it by January 31 each year. If for any reason you have not received your SSA-1099 in the mail, you can request a replacement SSA-1099/1042S for Tax Year 2019 by visiting your personal my Social Security account. We hope this helps.

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  10. Kelley Asberry

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