PTIN REGISTRATION NOW OPEN


Sign-up and renewal applications for the 2019 calendar year is now available.


What you should know:


  • There are no changes from the previous years.

  • PTIN registration is free.

  • Anyone who prepares or assists in preparing federal tax returns for compensation must have a valid 2019 PTIN before preparing returns.

In order to register you will need the following:


  1. Access your account by clicking the link below: https://rpr.irs.gov/datamart/mainMenuUSIRS.do

  2. Verify your information by providing your personal information (name, mailing address)

  • Business information (name, mailing address of the company you will work for)

  • Explanation for felony convictions

  • Explanations for problems with your individual or business tax obligation

  • US based professional certification information)

3. Felony convictions and discrepancies with your federal tax obligations may affect your ability to obtain a PTIN.


4. You have until December 31 to apply for your PTIN.