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One of my 3 sons was born in Canada. However we moved back…

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One of my 3 sons was born in Canada. However we moved back to the states 5 days after he was born. I have applied to get citizenship for him but still don't have an answer from the government. My tax program states that I can only claim 2 of my 3 sons since one doesn't have a social security number. WHAT CAN I DO???

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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 1 month ago
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That is correct - you may not claim a dependent without a proper tax ID.
If you son not yet eligible for SSN - you may apply for ITIN and use that to claim him as a dependent.

Let me know if you are willing to use this route.

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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 1 month ago

In order to file for your ITIN, your completed tax return (Form 1040) must be sent in to a special processing address for the IRS along with the W-7 applications.

The tax return will be complete EXCEPT for Tax ID numbers for the people who need them.

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If you still have any doubts, need clarification - please be sure to ask.

I am here to help you with all Social Security / Tax related issues

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