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2016 IRPAC Public Report
On October 26, 2016, the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee issued its annual report for 2016, including numerous recommendations to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue on new and continuing issues in tax administration.

Seminars from the 2016 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Now Online
Tax professionals can earn continuing education credits with the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online. More than a dozen self-study seminars are now available. Self study seminars provide information via interactive video, slides and transcripts. To enroll, visit the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online (NTFO).

Important Update about Your e-Services Account
IRS strengthens security for e-Services products, adds new identity authentication process to protect tax professionals, your clients and agency systems.

Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself
The “Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself” campaign identifies common sense steps tax professionals can take to guard against identity theft.

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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 or find answers to frequently asked questions.

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.