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IRS Alert for Taxpayers: Fake Charities make 2018 Dirty Dozen List

Fake charities make 2018 �Dirty Dozen� list; taxpayers should be alert to scams involving disasters, worthwhile causes IRS YouTube Videos: Dirty Dozen � English | Spanish | ASL Charitable Contributions � English | Spanish | ASL WASHINGTON � The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against scam groups masquerading as charitable organizations, luring people to make donations to groups or causes … Continue reading “IRS Alert for Taxpayers: Fake Charities make 2018 Dirty Dozen List”

Update Your PTIN Account Information

PTIN holders with an  online account  can update most information online. After logging into the account: Select “Manage PTIN Account Information” to update: Personal mailing address Personal phone number Business name Business website address Business phone number Business mailing address CAF, EIN, EFIN Select “View or Edit Account Login Information” to update: Email address To update Professional … Continue reading “Update Your PTIN Account Information”

IRS Reopening Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) System

Preparer tax identification number (PTIN) applications and renewals for 2018 are now being processed. Anyone who prepares or assists in preparing federal tax returns for compensation must have a valid 2018 PTIN before preparing returns. All enrolled agents must also have a valid PTIN. Are you a non-credentialed return preparer looking to set yourself APART? … Continue reading “IRS Reopening Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) System”

Consumer Alerts on Tax Scams

Note that the IRS will never: Call to demand immediate payment using a specific payment method such as a prepaid debit card, gift card or wire transfer. Generally, the IRS will first mail you a bill if you owe any taxes. Threaten to immediately bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you … Continue reading “Consumer Alerts on Tax Scams”