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Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return


Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Rules Governing Practice before IRS

About Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization

This form 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, or
  • 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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About Form 1040 (PR), Self-Employment Tax Return - Puerto Rico

Publication 1345, Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file PRoviders of Individual Tax Returns (PDF)

Publication 4164, Modernized e-FIle (MeF) Guide for Software Developers and Transmitters (PDF)

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