Tax Talk

  • Final PTIN registration details released

    Provisional PTINs: available through 4/18/2012.  This means that you WILL be able to get a PTIN prior to completing the preparers examination up to this date.  If you already have a PTIN, you will need to renew that PTIN for a fee of $64.25 after October 15th, 2011 for the coming tax season.  You will […]

    Get Your PTIN NOW!

    For anyone who has not heard the deadline for avoiding having to take the RTRP Examination until December 2013 is October 1st.  Federal Direct can assist you get your PTIN now, but if you delay, you will experience multiple additional charges and an examination before you can preparer taxes this year!  If you do not […]

    Registered Tax Return Preparer – Testing Requirement Pushed to Dec. 31st 2013

    The IRS issued notice that Tax Preparers who have already been issued a PTIN (preparers tax identification number) will have up until December 31st, 2013, to complete their testing requirement.  The test will be administered at over 260 Prometric locations across the US, and will be partially “open-book”.  The testing facilities will provide copies of […]

    Office Closed for Labor Day Holiday

    Federal Direct’s Corporate office will be closed this Monday 9/5/2011 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen Tuesday 9/6/2011 at 9:00am EST.

    Deadline for e-filing 2010 Tax Returns – Extended

    The official deadline for electronically filing 2010 individual tax returns has been extended from October 15th to October 17th. This date coincides with the due date for your clients that filed an extension request earlier in the year. The reason for the extension was due to the 15th falling on a weekend. If you are […]

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