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New Return Preparer Tutorials

PTIN registration and renewal for 2013 are now open.

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Tutorials

Review our easy to follow videos to learn how to create a PTIN account and how to get a PTIN.


Create an Account & Apply for a PTIN-Part 1


Learn how to create an account in
the IRS Tax Professional PTIN System.
It's the first step in applying for
a Preparer Tax Identification Number.

Create an Account & Apply for a PTIN-Part 2


Learn the step-by-step process to
apply for a Preparer Tax Identification Number
or PTIN.

Resolve PTIN Login Trouble


Are you having trouble logging into your
online PTIN account? Watch this video for
tips on resolving common login problems.

PTIN Renewal Information


Are you paid to help prepare Federal
Tax Returns? Watch this video to learn
how to get or renew a PTIN.

New Tax Preparer Test Explained


Are you required to take the registered
tax return preparer test? Watch this
video to learn more.

Taking the RTRP Test


Watch this video to learn about what to expect
on test day.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 03-Oct-2013