by Lee Reams in National Tax Preparer Registration
Albeit a little slow, the IRS is finally providing additional information related to the renewal of the PTINs, the requirements for suitability testing and CPE requirements (Notice 2011-80). Here is a rundown: Read More
by Lee Reams II in National Tax Preparer Registration
We have created this section to highlight the new Paid Tax Preparer Registration program and how it affects CPAs, Enrolled Agents, CTEC Tax Preparers and the new IRS regulated federal tax preparers. We will update this blog with the latest news and answers to your questions.
Paid preparers are required to include either their SSN or Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) in the signature block of returns they prepare. The original purpose of the PTIN was to eliminate the need for the preparer to include his or her SSN on the return and eliminate the potential for identity theft. Read More
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