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okmulgee85jr
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File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

I want to protect my Soc. Sec. Number
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DoninGA
Level 15

File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

Your Social Security number is your Taxpayer Identification Number.  You cannot file a tax return without entering your Social Security number on your tax return, e-filing or printing for mailing.

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VolvoGirl
Level 15

File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

If you get an EIN that is only used on schedule C and any 1099Misc or W2 you issue.
SweetieJean
Level 15

File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

Have been the victim of IdentityTheft?  If so, see this:
<a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-an-identity-protection-pin">https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-...>
bine22
Level 7

File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

Do you mean you have no SSN, but an ITIN?
DoninGA
Level 15

File My Return with a Tax Identifying #. Not Social Security #?

Your Social Security number is your Taxpayer Identification Number.  You cannot file a tax return without entering your Social Security number on your tax return, e-filing or printing for mailing.
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