Understanding Your CP560A Notice

 

What this notice is about

Important Information about your child's Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN). We assigned your child an ATIN.

What you need to do

  • Complete Form 15101, Provide Social Security Number (SSN) for Adoptive ChildPDF, included with your notice when you receive a Social Security number (SSN) for your child.

  • Detach notice stub, mail it with Form 15101 in the envelope provided. If you prefer, you can fax your information to the fax number in the notice using either a fax machine  or an online fax service. Protect yourself when sending digital data by  understanding the fax service’s privacy and security policies. 

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Frequently asked questions

How long is an ATIN useful?

An ATIN is valid for 2 years. If you don't have an SSN for your child, you can request a 1 year extension. For more information, see instructions for completing a Form W-7 A, Application for IRS Adoptions for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.

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