What is an ITIN?

Modified on Tue, 20 Dec 2022 at 02:17 PM

An ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) is a 9 digit tax processing number issued by the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) to individuals who do not have or are not eligible to obtain a SSN (Social Security Number) from the Social Security Administration.  The ITIN is used by individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number for the purpose of federal tax reporting. 

 

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