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Tax pros should renew PTINs now for the upcoming filing season

The IRS reminds all active federal tax return preparers they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers now for 2022. All current PTINs will expire December 31, 2021.

Anyone who prepares or helps prepare a federal tax return for compensation must have a valid PTIN from the IRS. They need to include the PTIN on any return filed with the IRS. Tax preparers must pay a fee of $35.95 to renew or get a PTIN for 2022. This fee is non-refundable, and preparers must pay the exact amount to complete the PTIN process. Continue reading