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White House Reviewing Final Rules for Tax Preparer ID Fees

June 30, 2020, 1:28 PM

The White House review office is now studying final IRS rules on a fee change for paid tax return preparers obtaining or renewing mandatory ID numbers.

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs review is typically the last step before the IRS releases guidance. The office began reviewing the guidance Monday, according to its website.

  • The IRS requires preparer tax identification numbers for all enrolled agents and paid tax return preparers. Those without active PTINs can face penalties under tax code Section 6695.
  • The IRS in April issued proposed regulations (REG-117138-17) that called for an...
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