In general, you must register if you:
are paid to prepare at least one New York State return in calendar year 2017 as a tax return preparer, or
help to issue or administer a refund anticipation loan or refund anticipation check.
You must pay a $100 registration fee if you are a commercial tax return preparer:
paid to prepare 10 or more New York State tax returns in calendar year 2016, and will be paid to prepare at least one tax return in calendar year 2017;
or will be paid to prepare 10 or more tax returns in calendar year 2017.
To access or edit your NYTPRIN, from the Main Menu of the Tax Return (Form 1040) select:
NY state return > Personal Information > Other Categories > NY Preparer NYTPRIN.