The preparer tax identification number (PTIN) is required for those who prepare or assist in preparing federal tax returns for a fee. A paid preparer must have a valid PTIN before preparing returns. Failure to do so can mean facing high penalties if audited by the IRS.
You can avoid inconvenient and costly run-ins with IRS by obtaining your very own PTIN. It’s easy and now FREE to apply for the PTIN. Follow our PTIN Application How to Guide below!
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Hey all, it’s that time of year again. PTIN Renewal time!! Each year the IRS requires preparers of federal tax forms to renew their PTIN. You can check out our step by step PTIN Update Instructions here for a refresher of what the process looks like, but there seem to be a few changes this year.
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Several of my paid preparers have been calling me recently about this email and others like it:
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