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Requirements for Tax Return Preparers: Frequently Asked Questions


Top Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I access my online account?
2. How do I renew my PTIN?
3. How do I sign up for a new PTIN?
4. How much does it cost to obtain or renew a PTIN?
5. How do I check my PTIN status?
6. Do I need a PTIN?
7. How do I submit a name change request?
8. What is the Annual Filing Season Program?

Other Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I Need a PTIN and How Do I Get One?
(scenarios; supervised, non-signing and non-1040 preparers; and SSN requirements)

2. PTIN Application and Renewal Assistance
(application, renewal, fees and logon problems)

3. Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) Guidance

4. Understanding your PTIN-related Letter

5. Registered Tax Return Preparer Test Refunds

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 30-Jun-2014

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