My Tax Blog

  • PTIN Online application problems

    The IRS online PTIN application has some serious bugs that they are attempting to fix quickly, but it is currently very difficult to get a PTIN issued.  One of the most common complaints that we are getting is:  if you are listed as a “Spouse” on a married filing joint tax return, you will not […]

    Know your Target Market

    Federal Direct offers partners complete access to demographic data for their target market areas.  Partners should be sure to check out their partner portal for the new Target Market Report tool.  Find out how many return your competitors filed, how many returns were filed as a whole, how many paid preparers are in your area, […]

    Adoption Credit Increases for 2010

    The IRS has released their newly expanded Adoption Credit information for the coming tax season.  The available credit has been increased t0 $13,170 per child from the previous amount of $12,150.  The credit has also been made “refundable”, so similar to the Earned Income Credit, it will be available whether or not a taxpayer has […]

    Reinstate the Debt Indicator!

    The IRS Debt Indicator has been removed for the coming tax season. There is a push in congress to reinstate it. Please help this cause by completing this form!

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