If you believe someone is using your Social Security number to work, get your tax refund, or other abuses involving taxes, contact the IRS online or call 1-800-908-4490. You can order free credit reports annually from the three major credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion).
Correspondingly, how can I find out my Social Security number?
Finding Your Social Security Number If you have a Social Security Number (SSN), you can find it on your Social Security card. Some other places that you can find your SSN are on tax returns, W-2s and bank statements. You may even find it on previously filed USCIS forms.
what do you do if someone has your Social Security number? Report the theft of the Social Security number to the IRS at You can also call 1-800-908-4490. That will prevent tax-fraud thieves from filing tax returns in your name — and collecting your tax refund.
Also asked, can someone have the same Social Security number?
The primary cause of two people having the same social–security number is someone using a number that is not theirs—either identity theft or a typographical error. SSA states that it will issue a new number if it is assigned to more than one person (implying this can happen).
How are Social Security numbers written?
A Social Security Number (SSN) consists of nine digits, commonly written as three fields separated by hyphens: AAA-GG-SSSS. The central, two-digit field is called the “group number“. The final, four-digit field is called the “serial number“. The process of assigning numbers has been changed at least twice.