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Questions tagged [itin]

ITIN stands for "Individual Taxpayer Identification Number". This is a tax id assigned by the US IRS to foreigners who need to file reports, request refunds, or otherwise interact with the IRS while not being eligible for an SSN.

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How can I get the information why IRS doesn't want to give me an ITIN?

TL;DR: What are the venues we could take to understand why my friend’s ITIN application has been rejected and how do I finally get ITIN? Some Backstory: I am helping a friend from a non-visa-free ...
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I’m a low income non resident alien which don’t fill United States Tax returns. Can I claim to get an ITIN under French tax treaty?

Let’s be clear. I’m not concerned by any disposition for the tax treaty nor I can file a tax return and the real purpose is to open a bank account. But I far I understand, if I claim a benefit of the ...
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Certified copy of U.S. Visa for ITIN application

I need to request an ITIN number in the United States but do not want to send my passport through the mail. To support my application, I must submit certified copies of my passport and U.S. Visa. ...
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Apply for ITIN before filing taxes

I'm a resident alien in the US. I got married with another resident alien in California in 2018. She is not eligible for a social security number, so she needs to apply for an ITIN so that I can add ...
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Applying an ITIN (W7 form) for my F2 spouse to claim an exemption

I am on F1 visa, Non-resident alien, F2 visa spouse claimed for expemtion on basis of Indo-US tax treaty. Which option should I choose on W7 for the section "Reason You’re Submitting Form W-7" a) ...
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How do I fill out a W-2 when applying for an ITIN?

When applying for an ITIN I’m sending a passport w-7 form and a 1040 form but in the 1040 form in the income section 7 they tell me to attach a w-2 form but I’m not a us citizen so I don’t have either ...
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Amended Tax return with ITI

I did my taxes on January as single, because my wife had no ITIN. Then about 5 weeks ago, I did a amended tax return with H & R block as married with the ITIN application for my wife. It been five ...
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ITIN passport documents

I need to apply for an ITIN from the IRS. I have a passport. Do I need to send the passport itself or can I make a copy and send the copy?
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Applying for ITIN with tax return

I understand that I need to send my tax return forms with the W-7 to the IRS if my spouse does not have an ITIN. My question might be stupid, but after I do this my taxes are considered filed right? ...
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How can a non US citizen to get an ITIN and a foreign tax identifier

I am a non US citizen and it's bean a while that I have subscribed to compeete on an artificial inteligence competition, however when I was reading the wiki I found that to claim the price a non Us ...
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W-7 form for F-2 visa?

I am here on an F-1 visa, my wife is here on an F-2 (both non-resident). My wife doesn't have income, but I do. I think my wife did not have to file tax return but she did and we filed separately. ...
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Does the form W-7 have a sixth exception?

While browsing about form W-7 exceptions, I found the following link which had a 6th exception: http://www.itinnumberonline.com/how-to-apply-for-itin-number-without-a-tax-return/ Exemption # 6 – ...
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Paying the IRS money owed in Tax returns without an ITIN

I am a non-resident alien I am filling the 1040NR-EZ Since it is my first US tax return, I do not have an ITIN. Hence, I am joining a W-7 to create an ITIN at the same time My tax return says that I ...
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How is a Condominium / Apartment Building fiscally identified?

A condominium is a fiscal entity which in many cases must pay taxes just like an individual or a company, for instance a condominium might rent part of its spaces and hence produce an income or it may ...
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What government office can help me recover documents lost by the IRS?

In April 2016 I sent originals of several documents (including my newborn's vaccination card) to the IRS when applying for an ITIN. The IRS claims to have sent them back to me, but they have not ...
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Can my spouse apply for an ITIN, even though he is a non-resident alien who does not pay US taxes?

My spouse does not live, work or earn money in the USA, so he doesn't pay US taxes. (I file as "married, filing separately.") But I want him to be able to apply for US credit cards. He can't get an ...
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Are there disadvantages or caveats to be aware of when applying for an ITIN for a non-resident/non-citizen spouse?

As an American residing outside the US with a spouse who is not a US citizen I have always chosen Married Filing Separately for my filing status. The intent was to shield any income and assets she has ...
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State Tax return without SSN or ITIN

As per ITIN request form W-7, we have to attach our federal return with it, which cannot be filled until we receive Form 1042-S (which I received late in March). This implies that it is not possible ...
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Can I get 'True Copy' of my Passport from IRS offices through my friend who is visiting US?

I am an Indian citizen, living in India. I have some contest winnings from the U.S., and as a result, I have to file a U.S. tax return. For this, I have to get an ITIN. Getting a 'True Copy'/'...
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Can I apply for an ITIN without filing a tax return?

I'm a nonresident alien (Canadian working online earning money from a US company). Currently, they're paying via mailed cheque, but I'd rather be on their payroll. However, in order to do that, I need ...
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ITIN exception 1c- passive income bank letter

In order to apply for an ITIN using exception 1c, I require a letter from the bank as follows: 1(c) A signed letter from the bank on its official letterhead, displaying your name and stating that you ...
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Do I need ITIN as Japanese citizen to get my deposited money back?

I am Japanese girl. I was a student in US and have deposited some money in bank account. I am back to Japan now. I am filing the W-8BEN. Do I need to submit the following to get my full money back ? ...
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Can I claim my wife as dependent once she gets her SSN, for a previous years return?

Here are some facts pertaining to my situation: I'm an international student on F-1 visa, and my wife joined me in US on a F-2 visa I tried to get a ITIN for her before filing my federal tax return ...
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US Tax: Can I modify my state tax return after submitting?

This is the situation I find myself in: I'm a student on F-1 visa, and my wife has been staying with me on a F-2 visa since the last year I wanted to file a married tax return, so as to get the tax ...
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Can I claim a full tax deduction in India of the entire amount withheld from my U.S.-source income?

I am an Indian citizen resident in India. Say I earn $1000 from a US source. They withhold 30% since I haven't provided an ITIN in my W8ben. So I get $700 in hand. I understand that I have to report $...
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What to do about not having an ITIN for spouse if IRS isn't being responsive?

I live and work in the US on H1B visa with recent spouse on H4. I filed my 2012 state and federal return along with spouse's w7 forms and document copies as per filing instructions but never got ...
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Tax ID for an international student investing in U.S stocks

I am an international student studying at Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA. I am very interested in trying my luck at the U.S stock market. However, I do not work on campus and so do not have ...
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What is the class of mail the IRS uses to return the original documents submitted for an ITIN application?

Did anyone get their passport back from IRS for their ITIN W7 application along with their I-1040? If yes, I'd like to know the mail class they used to return the document. The IRS site says the ...
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How do I get my passport back from the IRS? [duplicate]

The IRS has had my passport for 120 days, and I haven't gotten it back. When I call them, they ask me to wait. I have to go somewhere soon and my visa status needs to be changed too. What should I do? ...
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ITIN received but original passport not received after 100 days. What to do? [duplicate]

Me and my daughter are dependents who got our ITIN in April, but did not get our passports back after 100 days. We called the call center and got different answers at all times and twice they said it ...
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ITIN application rejected, and IRS lost one of our passports. How to get back the lost passport?

I have filed my 2012 tax return jointly with my wife, along with my wife's ITIN application, back in late March. In April, I got a letter for IRS ITIN department saying that we should send my wife's ...
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Do I need an ITIN to submit form W8BEN when required by the payer?

I'm an Indian citizen residing in India. I made some money doing online tutoring in a site called Student of Fortune. But if I have to withdraw the funds, I need to submit a W8BEN form. The form asks ...
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ITIN-Issue-IRS requesting for original passport/Certified copies [duplicate]

I have submitted my wife's ITIN application (W7) along with 2012 federal tax return copy at the local tax office on 14th March 2013 in NJ. The person at the tax office did verified my wife's Passport, ...
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ITIN Application - IRS requesting original passport

I have filed joint tax return for 2012 tax year. My wife is not eligible for SSN (she's on H4 visa) so we included the W7 form (application for ITIN) into the package. This year the rules became more ...
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I married a noncitizen. How do I properly file a W7 with our joint return?

From what I understand, an SSN or ITIN is required to file a tax return, and when filing with an ITIN, you are ineligible for the EIC and you cannot eFile. My issue is this: my wife preemptively had ...
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How to get an ITIN if I don't have passport?

I'm new to investment. I never have any experience in stock investment. I'm not US citizen. I tried to make an account with online brokerage like sharebuilder, and it asked me for a SSN number. I ...
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Credit History from ITIN to SSN

I am an international graduate student on an ITIN (I recieve fellowship and not assistantship so I am not eligible for SSN). I will be changing to a job that allows me to have an SSN next July. Right ...
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Obtaining a Taxpayer Identification Number

I am a student on a F1 Visa in the US and would like to apply for personal student loans from Banks like Chase, Sallie Mae. Being a non US Citizen and on a student Visa, I am unauthorized to work, ...