Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA) Service
If you earn money in the United States but you don't qualify for a Social Security Number, Tax Accountants, Inc. can help you apply for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) and file any and all pending tax returns.
We'll handle the entire process for you
Apply for an ITIN and keep your original documents.
With our Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA) Service you can apply for an ITIN and have one our Certified Acceptance Agents verify your supporting documents at one of our offices in Orland Park, IL or Schererville, IN. We also offer remote services. The benefit to you is that you can keep the supporting documentation, and our CAA will submit copies of these documents, along with your ITIN application, to the IRS for you.
BENEFITS OF APPLYING FOR AN ITIN NUMBER WITH TAX ACCOUNTANTS, INC.
WHY DO I NEED AN ITIN?
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE ACCEPTABLE AS PROOF OF IDENTITY AND FOREIGN STATUS?
*IRS will accept documents issued within 12 months of the application if no expiration date is normally available. Documents must also show your name and photograph, and support your claim of foreign status.
*A passport is the only document that proves both identity and foreign status. For dependents, the passport must have a date of entry to be a stand-alone document, unless the dependent is from Canada, Mexico, or Military Overseas. If a passport is submitted, a combination of two or more documents must be submitted to meet the document requirements.
WHAT DOCUMENTS ARE ACCEPTABLE AS PROOF OF IDENTITY AND FOREIGN STATUS FOR DEPENDENTS WITHOUT AN ENTRY DATE ON PASSPORT?
Effective January 1, 2016, the passport will no longer be accepted as a stand-alone identification document for dependents if the passport does not have a date of entry, unless the dependent is from Mexico or Canada.
Applicants will be required to submit (along with the passport) either:
*Military Overseas is exempt from the new policy provision.