The continuing saga. . . .
March 4, 2013
The IRS announced on Feb. 2 that it had reopened its PTIN system for new applications and renewals. However, the Registered Tax Preparer program requirements of testing and continuing education are shut down until the Loving court case is resolved. (Interestingly, the announcement was made on the Return Preparer Office Facebook page.)
Of course, remember that CPAs are exempt from the RTRP program testing and CPE requirements as are the non-CPAs that they supervise. But everyone needs a PTIN.
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Charles Lee commented on Mar. 10, 2013:
Betsy just found your blog, while looking for CPA in MN, its was very helpful. Thanks.
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