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For you and your family
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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return

 

Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
Apply for Power of Attorney
Apply for an ITIN
Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Become an Enrolled Agent

Steps to becoming an enrolled agent:

  1. Obtain a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN).
     
  2. Visit Prometric’s Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) web page to schedule your test appointments, review the SEE Candidate Information Bulletin, sample test questions, and other test preparation resources. Achieve passing scores on all three parts of the SEE* within two years.
     
  3. Apply for enrollment and pay enrollment fee electronically at Pay.gov or by downloading Form 23 and mailing the completed form and a check to the IRS.
     
  4. After submitting Form 23, the IRS will conduct a tax compliance check to ensure that you have filed all necessary tax returns and there are no outstanding tax liabilities.

*Certain IRS employees, by virtue of past technical experience, are exempt from the exam requirement.

Once you become an enrolled agent you must: