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I am wondering if i can hire an employee with an itin number.

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I am wondering if i can hire an employee with an itin number. This person has never had problems finding work and has been working most of his life. However i do not want to get into any trouble. So my question

can i hire him with a itin number
if i can how do i do taxes since he does not have a ssn thanks
Every prospective employee must be verified using the DHS I-9 verification form. However, it is actually unlawful to require an SSN as part of the verification process. Only the documents required by DHS can be used to verify an employee -- UNLESS the employer chooses to use the E-Verify system, in which case an SSN is required.

To comply with the manual verification requirements, see form M-274 Handbook for Employers.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thanks for your answer i can not understand all this lawyer and political talk i just want a yes or no answer is it safe to hire him if he just a itin. I know he does not have a ssn. He has good experience and i want to hire him. Can i just get a yes or no rather or not its legal to put him on the payroll under 1099 thanks also i reside int he state of texas. I have called around and no one can or will tell me anything without a fee thats why i am here instead of in someones office.



No, you cannot hire him with nothing more than an ITIN. The employee must provide the necessary verification documents, and fill out a Form I-9.

The required proof necessary to verify employment status is either one document from List A, or one document from List B, plus one document from List C. See below:

Hope this helps.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

ok thanks a million. I really do appreciate it alot. I will leave you excellent feedback and pay you as well.

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i hit great service is there something else i have to hit to pay you

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