An ITIN is used in place of a Social Security Number for non-US residents for identification purposes on a tax return.
To file a tax return, you enter your ITIN number in place of the spot for SSN. Then complete the remainder of the form and submit it to the IRS.
Keep in mind, An ITIN does NOT:
There are three main ways you can complete the ITIN application.
The first is through taxpayer assistance centers. There are certain staff that can help you prepare W-7 forms, determine eligibility & verify validity.
Second way is through acceptance agents. These are authorized through the IRS and can examine your documents prior to submitting.
Third is through preparation where you can apply directly to the IRS website yourself.
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