Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA)

As a Certifying Acceptance Agent, Tina M. Kleckner is authorized to act on behalf of alien individuals and other foreign persons with respect to obtaining an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). Tina is authorized to submit Form W-7 to the IRS on behalf of an applicant, without being required to attach supporting documentary evidence.

As a Certifying Acceptance Agent, Tina can:

  • Assist the applicant in completing the IRS Form W-7, Application for IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
  • Review the required documentation to verify a foreign individual’s status and identify and submit the application on behalf of the foreign individual.
  • Certify to the IRS that the foreign individual’s application is complete, accurate and that the documentation provided to us for review is authentic, eliminating the need for the original identifying documents being submitted to the IRS with the application where applicable.
  • Receive the individual’s ITIN directly from the IRS and communicate with the IRS on behalf of the foreign individual on matters relating to the issuance of an ITIN.

Tina M. Kleckner EA, CAA
Enrolled to Practice Before the IRS
Certifying Acceptance Agent