The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering a series of free webinars aimed at helping tax professionals create and manage online services accounts.
The next webinar, titled "How to Manage Your Tax Clients' Online Accounts," will be offered on Tuesday, January 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. The session will be repeated on Tuesday, January 31, from 10 a.m. to noon.
The webinar will explain how to:
● create an online services account at the Department's website
● file returns and make payments on behalf of clients
● access dozens of online services for multiple tax types
Easier to do business:
In excess of one million online services accounts have already been established by taxpayers and tax professionals, proving the growing popularity of electronic tax administration. "We're focused on making it easier to do business with us. This is a significantly more effective and efficient way to provide services to taxpayers and professions relative to time-consuming and expensive paper-based transactions," said Tax Department Commissioner Thomas H. Mattox.
How to sign up:
There is no pre-registration for the January 24th webinar. However, tax professionals can pre-register for January 31st by visiting the Department's website. Tax professionals will be able to join the session 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.
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