Start a Tax Business
To become a professional tax preparer and file your first return you will need:
Preparer’s Tax Identification Number (“PTIN”)
PTIN is a unique identification code that all paid tax return preparers must use when submitting federal tax returns to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). To obtain your PTIN you must apply for it on the IRS website
Electronic Filing Identification Number (“EFIN”)
Acquiring the EFIN lets you file returns electronically. To obtain the EFIN, you will have to register for IRS e-services on their website. Registration is free; however, some documentation will be required.
Certified coursework covering topics such as filing status, exemptions, deductions, and tax credits. Generally, the basic course provides training for Individual Tax Returns according to the IRS Annual Filing Season Program.
To get started with eTAX, you will simply need your PTIN or EFIN, and you will be able have your very own tax business, with help from highly trained and experienced experts. At eTax, we have a transparent and easy to follow system.
As a professional tax preparer you can: