Information on how to get ITIN number for US Tax purpose. Spouse on dependent visa like H4 visa should get TIN number.
Nov 28, 2017 ... A Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is an identification number used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the administration of tax laws. It is issued either by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or by the IRS. A Social Security number (SSN) is issued by the SSA whereas all other TINs are issued...
Nov 30, 2017 ... Generally aliens may apply for either a Social Security Number (SSN) or an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for use on tax related documents.
As the name implies, this number is a nine-digit number used as a tracking number by the IRS for tax purposes. Whereas Social Security numbers are in the format of XXX-XX-XXXX, tax ID numbers are read as XX-XXXXXXX. This number is required information on all tax returns filed with the IRS.