IRS Clarifies Temporary ITIN Application Requirements

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Effective Oct. 2, 2012, the IRS implemented two separate clarifying changes to its temporary procedures for issuing Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs). First, the IRS will allow individuals studying in the United States under the Student Exchange Visitors Program (SEVP) to get ITINs under a streamlined procedure. SEVP participants already provide documentation to the Department of Homeland Security under the … Read More

Illegals Using ITINs for Child Tax Credits

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Attached is a link to an investigative news story out of Indiana. The story is about how some of our neighbors from the south have figured out how to scam the US Tax system and steal the child tax credits for children that are not even living in the US. I would argue that the individual that assisted these taxpayers … Read More