Social Security Number (SSN) is a nine digit number issued by Social Security Administration in the United States. Everyone who works must have a Social Security Number and as an employer, your are expected to get the name and SSN of your employees for tax preparation purposes.


  • To verify your employee's SSN, you can call the Social Security Administration at 800 772 6270 or use the online verification options.
  • You can only see the last four digits of your employee's Social Security Number in most places of your Intuit Online Payroll. If it is necessary to view the full SSN of your employee, you can find it in the Employee Details Report (Reports > Employee Reports > Employee Details)> Tax Info.
  • If you need to correct an incorrect SSN on your Intuit Online Payroll, you have to delete the entire number and re-type the correct SSN.