My Tax Blog

  • Tax Office Neon Signs Available

    Federal Direct is pleased to extend the availability of our neon sign contract to our partners.  Zeon produces 2 signs using the Federal Direct color scheme and style.  One is simply the Federal Direct Oval logo as seen in the upper left corner of our website, the other is the same oval shape, but inside […]

    Tax Preparer Registration – What are your thoughts??

    We are finally getting successful PTIN applications pushed through.  The biggest issues we are getting reported from  users of the new online application tool are problems getting your temporary password emailed to you.  We have found that company emails (aka john@acmetaxservice.com) and hotmail email accounts are not working smoothly with the IRS’ system.  We did […]

    Online PTIN Application is Up, but has some bugs

    The IRS website is active for applying for Preparer Tax Identification Numbers.  The website is: http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/article/0,,id=210909,00.html.  As of today 9/28/10, we still have not been able to successfully get a PTIN application put through.  The IRS says that they are experiencing issues with the online tool, but are working to iron out the bugs as […]

    Online PTIN applciations

    Online PTIN applications are still not available through the IRS’ website.  We will keep you posted as we hear new details.

    Residential Energy Credit explained in Both English & Spanish

    The IRS has published a detailed breakdown explaining the residential energy credits available for taxpayers this year.  These are great info sheets to have available in your tax offices lobbies and waiting areas this season.  See these links for English and Spanish versions: Residential Energy Credit Info – ENGLISH Residential Energy Credit Info – SPANISH

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