My Tax Blog

  • Tax Cash in 1 Hour RAL replacement

    All Federal Direct partners will be receiving an overview description of the Tax Cash in 1 Hour Program today via email.  Be sure to check your mail and feel free to contact us with any questions or to review marketing strategies for your tax office this season.

    IRS unsure on preparer testing content

    Be aware, the IRS stated today that it has not made any determination on what materials will be considered for the 2011 tax preparer testing requirements.  Many tax training programs are currently being released trying to capitalize on preparers anxiety relating to this new requirement, you should be very wary of purchasing  materials this year.  […]

    Bank Applications processing

    Once your office has an EFIN (electronic filers identification number), we will be submitting your office for bank processing.  This process will allow you to have your fees withheld from your clients tax refund.  There is  the possibility that you might get a call from the bank to verify contact info and office location.  Please […]

    EITC – How to avoid fraud in your tax office

    The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is by far the largest refundable credit available to individuals filing tax returns.  This fact inevitably brings the scammers out of the woodwork trying to cash in on what they see as easy money.  The fact of the matter is that you, the tax preparer, need to be sure […]

    Tax Office EFIN Applications

    New Federal Direct Partners should make sure that your EFIN applications have been processed.  These applications take aproximately 6 weeks for processing with the IRS and without an EFIN you cannot e-file return or offer bank products.  If you are not a CPA, EA, or Attorney, you will need to also complete a fingerprint card for the […]

  • Nothing Found

    Sorry, but there are no articles in this category

  • Federal Direct provides back office support to free your business up to GROW!



  • Be your clients’ hero! Our in-house Sure & Secure IRS Audit coverage makes you a true Problem Solver!


  • Federal Direct knows the focus and dedication it takes to grow your tax business!


  • Ready to offer tax services to undocumented aliens? We have the training and support to make it happen!


Want more info? We will contact you back within 1 business day