Social Security: Government and Other Uses of the Social Security Number are Widespread

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Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO discussed the usage of the Social Security number (SSN), focusing on: (1) the ways that the federal government uses SSNs and current restrictions on these uses; (2) the nonfederal purposes for which the number is used; and (3) what businesses and state governments believe the effect would be if federal laws limiting the use of SSNs were passed."

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United States. General Accounting Office. May 18, 2000.

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Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO discussed the usage of the Social Security number (SSN), focusing on: (1) the ways that the federal government uses SSNs and current restrictions on these uses; (2) the nonfederal purposes for which the number is used; and (3) what businesses and state governments believe the effect would be if federal laws limiting the use of SSNs were passed."

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for the U.S. Congress investigating how the federal government spends taxpayers' money. Its goal is to increase accountability and improve the performance of the federal government. The Government Accountability Office Reports Collection consists of over 13,000 documents on a variety of topics ranging from fiscal issues to international affairs.

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United States. General Accounting Office. Social Security: Government and Other Uses of the Social Security Number are Widespread, text, May 18, 2000; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc289824/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.