IRS Adds Security Requirement to W-12 PTIN Application and Renewal Form

by Roman H. Kepczyk, CPA, CITP, CGMA | Oct 17, 2019   ()

The IRS recently released the updated W-12 (PTIN Application Renewal) form and one of the questions that preparers will need to take note of is #11-Data Security Responsibilities which states: “As a paid tax return preparer, I am aware of my legal obligation to have a data security plan and to provide data and system security protections for all taxpayer information. Check the box to confirm you are aware of this responsibility.”
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Source: CPA Practice Advisor

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