What this notice is about
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
Complete Form 15101, Provide Social Security Number (SSN) for Adoptive Child (PDF), included with your notice if you received 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 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 if I don’t have a Social Security number (SSN) for my child?
You can’t claim your child on your tax return. You can file an amended return once you have an SSN for your child.
- You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf.
- See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
If you can’t find what you need online, you can call the IRS at the 800, 866, or 888 number listed on the notice.