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New ITIN Rules Burdensome, AICPA Tells IRS

" The American Institute of CPAs told the IRS that the new interim rules about how taxpayers must apply for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for 2011 tax returns are burdensome and may prevent some taxpayers from getting the documentation they need to qualify for an ITIN. Individuals...

IRS: Revised ITIN FAQ as of Sept. 14, 2012

2012 ITIN Review Frequently Asked Questions - Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 2012-09-14

IRS Tightens ITIN Rules

Here is the Dec. 2012 news recap ; the Nov. 2012 IRS bulletins are here and here .

Life After DACA: Obtaining a Social Security Number, Transferring Your Credit History, and Rescinding your ITIN

"DREAMers with deferred action are eligible to apply for a SSN and should transfer their existing credit history to that number. Additionally, DREAMers must also contact the IRS to rescind their existing ITIN as an individual cannot have an ITIN and Social Security number at the same time."...

Excerpts From the Jan. 1, 2013 Bender's Immigration Bulletin

USCIS Issues Policy Memo on International Filings On November 30, 2012, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum outlining the circumstances in which applicants may file Form I-601 (Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility) and any associated Form I-212 (Application for Permission to Reapply...

Oct. 14th NILC Webinar: ITINs and Common Tax Questions for Restaurant Workers

"Have questions about how to get or use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)? Or about how to deal with potential discrepancies in tax filings? If so, please join us for a webinar on common tax questions and scenarios for immigrant workers , presented by the National Immigration Law...

Lawsuits Filed in N.M. Over ITINs, Taxes

"MALDEF filed two lawsuits in state district court against the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department and Secretary Demesia Padilla (collectively, "TRD") for unlawfully withholding millions of dollars from immigrant taxpayers using federal Individual Tax Identification Numbers ("ITINs"...