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2015 IRSAC Report Made Available at Public Meeting
The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Committee (IRSAC) released its 2015 annual report. The IRSAC report includes recommendations on a wide range of tax administration issues.

PTIN Renewal Period Underway for Tax Professionals
The Internal Revenue Service reminds the nation’s more than 715,000 federal tax return preparers that they must renew their Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs) for 2016.

IRS Reminds Tax Return Preparers of Limited Practice Changes and Announces Revised PTIN Fee
The IRS reminds non-credentialed tax return preparers of major changes regarding which tax return preparers can represent clients in matters before the IRS beginning in 2016.

2015 Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) Public Report
On October 28, 2015, the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee issued its annual report for 2015, including numerous recommendations to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue on new and continuing issues in tax administration.

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Tools for Tax Preparers

Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) Guidance

The Tax Professional PTIN System is where you register and renew your PTIN annually. Have questions about your PTIN responsibilities? See our guidance on requirements, regulations, and other PTIN related items.

Basic Tools 

Trying to help a client? Look through our tools for tax professionals for help with filing returns, arranging or verifying payment or other tax preparation responsibilities. Learn about due diligence requirements for EITC returns and IRS’s programs and resources to help you.