What is an ITIN?
An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is a United States tax processing number issued by the IRS to individuals who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a valid U.S. Social Security Number, but who are required to file U.S. tax returns. An ITIN is a nine-digit number that starts with the number 9 and is considered the equivalent of a Social Security Number.
When Do You Need an ITIN?
- You are required to file a U.S. Tax Return
•U.S. source Income
- You sell a property in the U.S.
You need to complete a W-EIC
- Any other withholding requirements
Our Simple Process to Get You an ITIN
We fill out form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
We collect the reason for applying and attach supporting documentation
We are certified to authenticate your passport to prove Identity and your connection to a foreign country*
*Most people use their passports to prove Identity, and we are Certified Acceptance Agents (CAA), allowing us to certify passports for the IRS. Ask us about other options for submitting your passport.