if I have a tax identification number , can I use it for my independent contractor job and pay tax myself ?

if I have a tax identification number , can I provide it for use for my independent 1099 contractor job ..? because I don't have social security , I have lot of potential in the states, I don't have money and I need something to do ... I can work as contractant ... would it be considered illegal if I pay my tax normally ?

Asked By: bobby s - 8/13/2010
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Sorry but if you don't have an SSN you cannot legally work in the US, either as an employee or self-employed. If you had a visa that permitted you to work (even with restrictions such as an H1B) you would have been given an SSN... More
Answered By: Bostonian In MO - 8/13/2010
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An ITIN does not permit you to legally work, either as an employee or as a contractor.
Answered By: Judy - 8/13/2010
how can you operate without a SS... More
Answered By: tro - 8/13/2010
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