The Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) system now sports new features.

Highlights include:

  • New look and feel, including enhanced log-in page
  • Consolidation of main menu and PTIN menu
  • Pop-up help messages
  • Better instructions for required format in numerical fields (including an immediate error message for wrong format)
  • Redesigned address entry screen (including copy from feature and a zip code lookup feature)
  • Improved ability to review/edit a summary of all info before submitting
  • Streamlined data entry for supervisor PTIN and professional credential data

More enhancements are planned when the PTIN renewal season begins in mid-October.