There is a new reduced fee for Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTINs). Effective Nov. 1, 2015, the annual fee for 2016 PTINs will be $50 for both new applications and renewals. In preparation for the fee change, PTIN open season, which normally begins in mid-October, will begin in early November.
Attached IRS News Release IR-2015-123 which provides information on the PTIN fee change, as well as a reminder about the changes to limited practice provisions that will be in place after 12-31-15.
Download Document: ir-2015-123.doc