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I AM CURRENTLY IN USA REASONS. MY FILIPINA WIFE

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i AM CURRENTLY IN USA FOR MEDICAL REASONS. MY FILIPINA WIFE IS IN PHILIPPINES. IS THERE ANY POSSIBLE WAY FOR ME TO GET A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER FOR HER FAST FOR INCOME TAX PURPOSES.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  annelew12554 replied 10 months ago.
HiI'm Anne. I've been preparing tax returns for 28 years, and more to the point for you, I've been preparing Non Resident Alien returns for the last 10 years. Unfortunately, your wife does not qualify for a Social Security number, please see below:https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10096.pdf What you need to get for her is an ITIN, and I'm afraid there's no way to get this quickly, since you have to mail the W9 form (see below) along with her passport or to take her and her passport to an approved IRS assistance center (see below)https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdfhttps://www.irs.gov/uac/TAC-Locations-Where-In-Person-Document-Verification-is-Provided Your best bet may be to file "Married Filing Separate", and then amend your return to "Married Filing Jointly" after she receives her ITIN If you have found this answer helpful, please take the moment to rate positive by clicking on the stars.It is ONLY through positive ratings that we are compensated for our time and knowledge. Thank you for choosing justanwser.