In this issue, the IRS PTIN System reopens, AICPA asks IRS about their shutdown contingency plans, third-party verification requests from Freddie Mac and more.
IRS PTIN System Reopens
After a slight delay, the IRS online PTIN renewal system is operational. Practitioners may now log on to complete applications for both new PTINs and annual renewals prior to the Dec. 31 deadline.
AICPA Ask IRS About Shutdown Contingency Plans
In anticipation of another possible government shutdown, the AICPA is asking the IRS to release its tax season contingency plan so that tax practitioners can provide feedback and possibly advise their clients on potential consequences.
Freddie Mac Third-Party Verification Letters
Many members have received third-party verification letter requests from Freddie Mac. In response, the AICPA has reached out to Freddie Mac and learned that the current verification letters are not mandatory.
Also in this issue:
- End-of-Year Client Letters, PowerPoint Presentations Now Available
- 12/2 Webcast: IRS Exempt Organization Educational Resources
- 12/6 Webcast: National Tax Conference Highlights
- 12/17 Webcast: The Federal Government Budget Framework – Reactions & Implications
- New 4-Part Webcast Series on Implementing the New 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax Coming in January
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