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Understanding Your CP562A Notice

This notice has important information about your Form W-7A, Application for Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending U.S. Adoptions. Your application was incomplete and we need more information to process your request for an Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN).


What you must do

  • Complete the response form at the end of this notice and provide the specific information or supporting documentation requested within 60 days of the date on the notice.
  • When you receive a Social Security number (SSN) for this 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 512-460-7898 or 267-941-1000 (for international calls).

Answers to common questions

How long is an ATIN useful?
An ATIN is valid for 2 years. However, if you don’t have a SSN for your adoptive child, you can request a one year extension. For more information, see instructions for completing a Form W-7A, Application for Taxpayer Identification Number for Pending U.S. Adoptions, or Form W-7SP, Solicitud de Número de Identificación Personal del Contribuyente del Servicio de Impuestos Internos.

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 11-Jan-2017

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