About Form 8655, Reporting Agent Authorization


Use this form to authorize a reporting agent to:

  • Sign and file certain returns;
  • Make deposits and payments for certain returns;
  • Receive duplicate copies of tax information, notices, and other written and/or electronic communication regarding any authority granted; and
  • Provide IRS with information to aid in penalty relief determinations related to the authority granted on Form 8655.

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Publication 1474PDF, Technical Specifications Guide For Reporting Agent Authorization and Federal Tax Depositors (PDF)

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