What is an ITIN?


An ITIN is: 

  • A tax processing number, issued by the IRS for certain resident and non-resident aliens, their spouses and dependents. 


  • All valid ITIN's are a nine-digit number in the same format as the SSN (9XX-8X-XXXX), begins with a "9" and the 4th and 5th digits range from 73 to 79, 81 to 88, 90 to 92, 94 to 99 and 50 to 65. 


  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN's) that haven't been included on a U.S. federal tax return at least once in the last three consecutive tax years will expire. 


For more information:  http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/General-ITIN-Information

Here is a video from the IRS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4WVq-F0Kek&feature=youtu.be


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