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What is an Acceptance Agent?

An Acceptance Agent is a person or an entity (business or organization) who, pursuant to a written agreement with the IRS, is authorized to assist individuals and other foreign persons who do not qualify for a Social Security Number.  but who still need a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) to process a Form 1040 and other tax schedules. The Acceptance Agent facilitates the application process by reviewing the necessary documents and forwarding completed Forms W-7 to the IRS, which results in a much quicker process. Tax Samaritan is a certified Acceptance Agent.


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Updated: June 2, 2018

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