Most Frequent Questions and Answers

A Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA) is an individual or an organization authorized by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to assist nonresident aliens, their spouses, and dependents in obtaining an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). CAAs are trained to review and verify the necessary documents for ITIN applications.

Nonresident aliens, their spouses, and dependents who are not eligible for a Social Security Number (SSN) need an ITIN to comply with US tax laws.

A CAA has in-depth knowledge of the ITIN application process, can reduce processing time, minimize errors and rejections, and provide guidance and assistance in ensuring the application is completed correctly.

The documents required may vary based on individual circumstances, but generally, a government-issued ID, such as a passport, is required to prove identity and foreign status. Additional supporting documents such as visas or tax forms may also be necessary.

The processing time for an ITIN application with a CAA may vary based on individual circumstances and demand, but generally, it can take anywhere from 8-12 weeks.

Yes, a CAA is required to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all information obtained from the taxpayer. They are also required to follow strict security protocols to protect against identity theft and fraud.

Absolutely! Our skilled CAAs are here to assist you in seamlessly renewing your existing ITIN. Say goodbye to the hassle of navigating the renewal process alone.

If your ITIN has expired, don’t worry! Our dedicated team of experts will guide you through the renewal process, ensuring that you stay compliant and up-to-date with your tax obligations.