What is the effect of having multiple SS numbers?
A FRIEND worked for a company for about 13 years. While in that company, his employer religiously remitted his social security (SS) contributions. He then moved to another company, which issued a new SS number to him and also reported him for coverage to the Social Security System (SSS). He worked there for about 10 years before he decided to return to his old company, where he worked for 20 more years until he reached retirement age. When he applied for his retirement benefit, he wondered why his credited years of service totaled 33 years only, when, he had worked for more than 40 years...Read More