Renew Your PTIN Now for 2023
Anyone who prepares or assists in preparing federal tax returns for compensation must have a valid PTIN before preparing returns. All Enrolled Agents must also have a valid PTIN.
IRS is now processing PTIN applications and renewals for 2023
. Preparers must renew or register for their PTIN by December 31. The fee to apply for or renew 2023 PTINs is $30.75. Just log into your existing account to renew your PTIN, or create an account in order to apply for a PTIN.
It only takes about 15 minutes to apply for or renew your PTIN online. If you prefer to use the paper option, Form W-12, IRS Paid Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) Application
, takes 4-6 weeks to process.
The PTIN System has been updated with a new look and feel. You may be prompted to update some of your account information upon login.