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What is Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization?

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Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization, allows the tax professional to input the taxpayer's PIN. It is provided as a convenience for taxpayers who are unavailable to personally enter their PIN. It is also required for all returns signed using the Practitioner PIN method or when the ERO generated or assigned the taxpayers PIN. Return to Top Where can I obtain a copy of Form 8879? Some tax preparation software includes Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization format. A copy can also be obtained from IRS website, keyword Form 8879. A Spanish version, Form 8879-SP, is also available on the site. Return to Top Must I use Form 8879 for every e-file return? No. Form 8879 is only required when one or both taxpayers are unavailable to personally enter their PIN or when the ERO has generated or assigned the taxpayer's PIN. However, it is required for all returns signed using the Practitioner PIN method. Return to Top Can the taxpayer give me their PIN verbally to enter in their ... more
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