The Difference Between a SSN and an ITIN

By Claire Wilson, Director, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

The Social Security Number (SSN) and the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) are government-issued numbers. By law, an individual cannot have both an SSN and an ITIN. Although the two have certain common characteristics, they are also quite different.

Free Tax Preparation Help Available To Consumers

LITTLE ROCK – With the arrival of February, Arkansans will begin to prepare and file their tax returns. Rather than handle the calculations and paperwork themselves, countless Arkansans will look to tax preparation services for help with their annual obligations. 

Claiming a Boyfriend/Girlfriend as a Dependent

Can I Claim a Boyfriend/Girlfriend As a Dependent on Income Taxes?

You can claim a boyfriend or girlfriend as a dependent on your federal income taxes if that person meets the Internal Revenue Service's definition of a "qualifying relative."

Income Tax Fact Sheets & Resources

Legal Aid of Arkansas is a key partner in developing a broad range of legal resources. Many of these resources are posted on the Arkansas Legal Services Partnership website.

Follow the link below to visit the Consumer Law Resource Center - Income Tax Overview section on the ALSP website or select a fact sheet from the list below. 

Comunicación con el IRS


Comunicación con el IRS: lo que puede hacer si reciba una carta, una llamada o un email
sobre sus impuestos.