What this notice is about
Important Information about your child's Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) - Your child's ATIN expires in 3 months.
What you need to do
Complete Form 15100, Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) (PDF) Extension Request, included with your notice if you received a Social Security number (SSN) for your child, or;
Apply for a one-year extension of this ATIN by completing Form 15100, if you don't have an SSN.
Detach notice stub, mail it with Form 15100 in the envelope provided. If you prefer, you can fax it using the information provided on the form.
You may want to
Call us at the number listed in your notice.
See additional information on Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number.
Answers to common questions
What can I do if I don't have a Social Security number (SSN) for my adoptive child?
You can request an extension before your assigned ATIN expires by completing Form 15100 included with your notice. The extension is only valid for 1 additional year.
How to get help
- Call the 800, 866 or 888 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
- Authorize someone (such as an accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848, Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative (PDF).
- See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.