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Exempt Organizations e-File - Signing Return

How do I sign my return?

The most convenient way for you to sign your electronic return is to use an electronic signature Personal Identification Number (PIN) -- and it's completely paperless. Your tax preparer can answer any questions you have about electronic signatures.  In addition, the IRS will accept a scanned Form 8453-EO signature document, which must be in PDF format. This option is available to filers who elect not to use a PIN to sign the return or who use an On-Line Provider to file. Filers who are filing for themselves and not using a third party provider must use Form 8453-EO to sign the return. The PIN option is available to those who use a third party provider.

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 24-Oct-2013