About Form 8453-EMP, Employment Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return


Use this form to:

  • authenticate an electronic employment tax return;
  • authorize an electronic return originator (ERO) or an intermediate service provider (ISP) to transmit via a third party; and
  • authorize an electronic funds withdrawal for payment of federal taxes owed.

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