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 Child PDF, 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 it to the fax number in the notice using a fax machine or an online fax service. Several online fax services use the internet to send files form your computer or smart device to a fax number.

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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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