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Yes! Undocumented Aliens Can Qualify for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) from the IRS

I personally believe that it is in EVERYONE'S best interest for all people materially present in the USA to be here LEGALLY. I also believe that the US Federal government has an obligation to do a much better job of

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Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act and Your TIN – IRC 897, 1445; TD 9082; IRS Form 8882, W-7

As part of an IRS Examination under the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) you absolutely must have a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) to mitigate 26 U.S. Code § 1445 - Withholding of tax on dispositions of United States

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Posted in 1031 Exchange, Asset valuation, FIRPTA, Foreign Income, Foreign Investment, Immigrant, ITIN

Top 10 Answers to Frequently Asked ITIN Application Questions – IRS Form W-7

Generally speaking the most common answers to ITIN questions I have been getting recently regarding IRS Form W-7 are as follows: If you have a VISA that is valid for employment and you will be employed in the U.S., you should

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Exceptions to the requirement that a U.S. Federal Income Tax Return Accompany an ITIN Application – IRS Form W-7

The Perturbing New Treatment of Patents Under the Tax Cut & Jobs Act (TCJA)

You can indeed claim an exception to the requirement to submit an original U.S. Federal income tax return with IRS Form W-7 - ITIN Application, all you need is substantiated proof of your claim. So what are the exceptions allowing for the

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US Taxpayer Identification Number; Attn London, Paris, & Frankfurt: IRS Form W-7

IRS assistance is 'advertised' as being available to help you prepare your IRS Form W-7. If like the majority of the other people on this planet you haven't found the instructions worth their salt the IRS advises that you call 1-800-829-1040. BAHOOT!

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Posted in International Tax, ITIN

IRS Interim Changes for Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Application (ITIN)

Interim changes for issuing Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) have been announced by the IRS. ITINs are only issued to people who are not eligible to obtain a Social Security Number. During this interim period WHICH IS TO LAST UNTIL THE

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Posted in ITIN, Tax Guidance & Preparation, Tax Problems & Requests

Undocumented Residents of the USA – tax requirements – IRS Publication 519

A distinction must be made between the immigration laws of the United States and the tax laws of the United States. Although immigration laws of the United States refer to aliens as immigrants, nonimmigrants, and undocumented (illegal) aliens, tax laws

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