Representation – Limited and Unlimited Rights

What does representation before the IRS mean?  While representation rights have been around for a while, we've only recently started fielding calls from tax preparers asking this question.  This is a result of the IRS' new Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). Representation, or Practice Before the IRS, is defined in IRS Publication 947 and covers [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Completing the AFSP Process – Post CE

  Once you complete all Continuing Education requirements and renewal of your PTIN you will need to login to your PTIN account and complete the process.  The final step is for you to consent to adhere to specific practice obligations outlined in Subpart B and section 10.51 of Treasury Department Circular 230.  Note: It may [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

IRS Opens for the 2016 Season!

Today, the IRS announced they successfully opened their systems for tax year 2015 returns.  Through mid-day, the IRS had received several hundred thousand tax returns.  They expect more than 150 million individual returns will be filed for tax year 2015. Taxpayers will have until Monday April 18 to file their 2015 tax returns.  The extra [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Website!

Welcome to our revamped website.  As part of the change we implemented a responsive design model to optimize the viewing and interaction experience across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones).  Also, we want to be one of your sources for tax preparer news, so be sure to bookmark or subscribe [...]

By | November 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments