Information on the IRS’ Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN)

In today's day and age, you're hearing more news stories about identity theft. To help protect taxpayers this year, the IRS is offering the opportunity to receive an Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN). If you would like to an IP PIN, we invite you to follow the below "What you need to know" items.

What you need to know

  • The IP PIN will verify that the tax return we receive is really from you.
  • Using the following link, verify your identity and retrieve your IP PIN for the 2014 tax year. – www.irs.gove/getanippin
  • You won't be able to e-file if we don't include your IP PIN.
  • Processing of your paper return may be delayed if you lose your IP PIN.
  • Once you receive your IP PIN, please forward along the information to your Lewis & Knopf tax professional.

CLICK HERE for an example of an IP PIN notification. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 810-238-4617.