The IRS has announced that PTIN renewals have begun for the 2017 filing season.
All PTINs expire every year, on Dec. 31 so you must renew your PTIN annually. You must have a valid PTIN if you plan to prepare any federal tax returns for compensation or if you want to apply to take the IRS Enrolled Agent Exam (get info on how to apply for the EA Exam here).
The renewal fee is $50. Get started at www.IRS.gov/ptin.
If you can't remember your User ID or password, use the "Forgot User ID" or "Forgot Password" links on the PTIN system login page. You will be asked to enter the email address associated with your account and the answer to your secret question.
NOTE: The email address we sent this message to is your email address of record in the PTIN system. If you aren't sure of your User ID, try this email address as your User ID.
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