Canada tax questions answered by Experts
I apologize for the tardy reply;
Have him go to the nearest U.S. Consulate or U.S. Embassy
Where did you get marry? in the U.S. or abroad?
Per IRS regulations, a marriage in a foreign country is valid for U.S. tax purposes.
so, yes, you need to file a joint tax return and he needs to have his Social Security or ITIN even if he does not work or live in the U.S.
In your case, most likely, you will need to request an extension to file your U.S. tax return until Oct 15th...this way it gives you time for him to request his SSN
what country is he located?
I'm researching Tajikistan, please allow me a couple of minutes
oh ok is there a record of wages, or payments, in his country?
oh,ok, in this case, do the conversation to dollars and declare the amount when you file the tax return