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Volunteers Needed to Test

Employee Plan’s Determination Letter Program will be testing for paying determination letter application user fees. If you would like to volunteer to pay your user fee using, please email, is a secure government-wide portal for payments to federal government agencies.

Thanks to those who have already volunteered; we should be contacting you soon.

After the annual user fees are announced in Revenue Procedure 2013-8, practitioners filing a Form 5300 series determination letter application can use to:

  • complete an online equivalent of Form 8717, User Fee for Employee Plan Determination, Opinion, and Advisory Letter Request, and
  • pay the user fee via a bank account, credit, or debit card. users can print and attach the payment confirmation page, instead of a Form 8717, to their Form 5300 application to show they paid the user fee.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 27-Sep-2013