About Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization

Form 8879 is the declaration document and signature authorization for an e-filed return filed by an electronic return originator (ERO). Complete this form when:

  • The Practitioner PIN method is used.
  • The taxpayer authorizes the ERO to enter or generate the taxpayer’s personal identification number (PIN) on his or her e-filed individual income tax return.

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