Can I get an ITIN before closing on a US property sale?
When selling a US property as a non resident alien (NRA), you are required to have an ITIN (US tax number) as the transaction is reported for tax purposes to the IRS. ITINs are issued to non residents of the US or those not eligible for a Social Security Number (SSN). If you do not have an ITIN at closing or close to closing, you have various options. The primary and standard method is: - to apply for an ITIN with the closing paperwork AND the FIRPTA tax paperwork on the prop