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Not really. It helps the check get applied to the right account if the check and the payment voucher get separated, but that's why God invented Unidentified Remittances. Leave it off if you want to.

My kids' and husband's last name is unique in the Denver metro phone book. I'd be willing to bet that the kids' full names are unique in Colorado - does that make a difference ? :) I'm mailing them tomorrow so they won't be in the final flood of returns. If anyone in the house was named John Smith, I'd probably put the ssn on the check.


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