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IRS Procedures - Name Changes & Social Security Number Matching Issues


Rev. date: 3/2010


How can I correct the spelling of my name with the IRS?

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If the address label you receive has a spelling error, cross out any incorrect information and print the correct information.

Rev. date: 1/2010


Do I need to change my maiden name to my married name on my social security card for us to file jointly?

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Maiden/Married Name
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You can still file Married Filing Jointly without changing your name with the Social Security Administration.