Yes you should, you also should contact an CPA
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I agree with my colleague ... meet with a tax professional ... this is not an immigration question.
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Not an immigration question.
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A meeting with a local tax preparer should clear all of this up for you.
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You have posted an identical question. I encouraged you to consult with a tax attorney and have your wife applying for the ITIN regardless of the international tax treatment. Clarifying your tax status is a positive things and show a positive attitude with the tax system. Best
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