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I'm currently issuing 1099s as Treasurer of a nonprofit. If I only need to show the last 4 digits of the recipient's SSN, do *I* need to have any more than the last 4 digits?

Yes. You still need the full SSN. The copy that goes to the IRS (or your electronic filing) must have the full number.

Remember, we're dealing with the impression of data security here. Not actual security.

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