Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) Exam Scheduled To Begin Next Week!

Well folks, we knew it was coming sooner or later!  After all, that's why we went into business!  lol  The IRS has just announced that the Registered Tax Return Preparer Exam (RTRP Exam) will start to be administered next week (week of 11/28/2011).  As originally announced, Prometric will be the … [Read more...]

IRS Competency Exam Newsflash!

Newsflash!!  The IRS has just announced that the Competency Exam for Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRP) will become available in November.  They did not give any further details at this point in time. Do you need to take the exam?  Click here … [Read more...]

Latest & Greatest Registered Tax Return Preparer Regulations

So you wanna be a tax preparer?  Kind of sounds like a game show, eh?  All kidding aside, the IRS is continually getting closer and closer toward coming up with a solid game plan for an individual to follow in order to prepare taxes for compensation.  Like the tax code itself, their game plan … [Read more...]

Are You In Noncompliance With IRS Regulations?

About 1 out of every 8 of the nation’s professional tax return preparers failed to comply with new regulations for 2011, according to data released by the IRS.  Shame on them!  Didn't their mommas teach them any better? The IRS has announced that approximately 100,000 paid … [Read more...]

Helpful IRS Links

IRS Online PTIN Registration The IRS has now made PTIN registration available online for all new and existing Tax Return Preparers. Everyone must register, even those who currently have a PTIN. You can register online here. IRS Paper application for PTIN Registration | Form W-12 The IRS has … [Read more...]