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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

Tax preparers can take classes online to earn CPE credits

Tax preparers who cannot attend the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums in person can do so online. They can visit  IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online anytime to earn continuing education credits. The website offers courses based on recorded seminars from previous forums. The courses can be watched for free or purchased for continuing education credits.

To receive credits, preparers will need to create an account. The frequently asked questions on the website have details about how to do this. Once preparers have an account, they can take courses on a wide variety of topics to help them serve their individual and business clients.

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