Tax Talk

  • 2012/2013 CE Requirements & PTIN Renewal

    There has been some confusion regarding the continuing education required for PTIN renewal. Below you will find three of the most common questions. What happens if I did not renew my PTIN by December 31, 2012? A: The preparer can pay the $63 renewal fee after December 31 for the PTIN. Q: What happens if […]

    Fiscal Cliff Tax Deal Details A.K.A Governmental “Tough Love”

    Well, with this new deal we averted the cliff or did we? Maybe we had a parachute that kept us safe for a while, gave us a nice feeling that we’d land softly and smoothly, but then, half the way down we noticed large hole in the chute. The Good- The deal restores the top […]

    Fiscal Cliff Update & New Extended FD Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Office Closed On January 1st & Change in Office Hours

    Federal Direct will be closed on Tuesday, January 1st in observation of New Year’s Day. We wish you all a warm and safe holiday as you ring in the new year! Federal Direct office hours will increase starting Wednesday, January 2nd. Office hours will be 9 am to 7 pm Monday through Friday and 10 […]

    Important – PTIN System Outage Planned

    The PTIN system will be partially unavailable on Sunday, December 30, from 1:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. EDT. During this time, the system will be unable to process new registrations, but will be open for renewals and test appointments. There will be a complete outage of the PTIN system from Monday, December 31, until mid-day […]

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