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Understanding Your CP561B Notice

Important Information about your child’s Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) - The extension for your child’s ATIN expires in 3 months

What you need to do

  • If you received a social security number (SSN) for the child, complete the response form with the SSN and fax or mail it using the information provided on the form.

You may want to...

  • If you have additional questions, call the IRS at 1-512-460-7898 or 1-267-941-1000 (for international calls).

Answers to Common Questions

What can I do if I don’t have a social security number (SSN) for my adoptive child?
You can file an amended return once you have a SSN for your adoptive child.

Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 12-Feb-2016

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