Course Category: PTIN Courses

Understanding PTIN Requirements

Course Description 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, which is required by federal law, if they are paid to prepare tax returns. Failure to do so can mean facing high penalties …

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Renewing Your PTIN

Course Description It is required by federal law that tax professionals must have an active Preparer Tax Identification Number, or PTIN, if they are paid to prepare tax returns.  You can face high penalties if you don’t. Because PTINs expire every December 31st, tax preparers need to renew their PTIN before tax season starts. PTIN …

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Applying For A PTIN

Course Description 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.