Representing Refugees: ITINs vs. SSNs, Eligibility for Specific Tax Benefits, Resident vs. Nonresident Filing Status
Note: CLE credit is not offered on this program
Recording of a 110-minute CPE webinar with Q&A
This webinar will explain how tax professionals can assist refugees with the overwhelming U.S. tax requirements. Our panel of foreign filing experts will address critical questions to ask, determining residency status, applying for Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) and Social Security numbers, and when nonresidents are and are not eligible for specific tax benefits.
- Representing refugees: introduction
- Undocumented workers
- Residency vs. nonresidency
- ITINs vs. Social Security numbers
- Green cards
- Which tax return should be filed?
- Qualifying for credits and benefits
- Child Tax Credit
- Earned Income Credit
- Education credits
- Employer responsibilities
- IRS enforcement
The panel will cover these and other critical issues:
- Filing for and differences between ITIN and Social Security number applications
- What are the differences in tax benefit eligibility for residents vs. nonresidents and ITIN vs. SSN holders?
- What determines the type of individual income tax return filed for recent arrivals?
- What are the types of work VISAs and how do they differ?
- How is the IRS enforcing the tax filing and payment obligations of refugees?
Agostino & Associates
Mr. Agostino is the founder and president of Agostino & Associates, P.C. Prior to entering private practice,... | Read More
Mr. Agostino is the founder and president of Agostino & Associates, P.C. Prior to entering private practice, he was an attorney with the Internal Revenue Service’s District Counsel in Springfield, Illinois and Newark, New Jersey. Mr. Agostino also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, where he prosecuted primarily criminal tax cases. As an adjunct professor, he taught tax controversy at Seton Hall University W. Paul Stillman School of Business and Rutgers School of Law. Mr. Agostino also served as the co-director of the Rutgers Federal Tax Law Clinic.Close
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