Q) Hello I’m 15 and my parents lost my social security card and I’m trying to find out what I have to do to replace it and if I can do it or if my mom has to do it so I can take my drives ed test so I can start to learn how to drive.
A) According to the Social Security Administration – You can replace your Social Security card for free if it is lost or stolen. However, you may not need to get a replacement card. Knowing your Social Security number is what is important.
You need a Social Security number to get a job, collect Social Security benefits and receive some government services but you do not often need to show your Social Security card.
More information here http://www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ss5.htm
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Q) As my mother’s executor, I need to receive her SS income statement at my address in order to file her taxes. How do I change her prior address to mine? A) According the the Social Security Administration: If you get Social Security benefits (retirement, survivors, or disability), you can update your contact information in… Continue Reading
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