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Open Season for Membership in the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC)
The Internal Revenue Service is accepting nominations to IRPAC beginning April 21, 2017 and ending May 21, 2017. IRPAC provides recommendations to IRS leadership on a wide range of information reporting and administration issues.

Identity Theft Information for Tax Professionals
The IRS has a fact sheet with resources to help you assist clients, both individuals and businesses, who are victims of tax-related identity theft.

Get Replacement Social Security Benefit Statement Form SSA-1099 Online
Help your clients who receive Social Security benefits get their annual benefit statement online through my Social Security. Let your clients know they can get free, instant replacement forms beginning Feb. 1.

IRS Pub 2043: IRS Refund Information Guidelines for the Tax Preparation Community
IRS Publication 2043, IRS Refund Information Guidelines for the Tax Preparation Community, has been updated for 2017. The publication provides the latest refund information and guidelines to advise clients who are expecting refunds.

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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.