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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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Formulario 8879(SP), Autorización de Firma para Presentar la Declaración por medio del IRS e-file

New esignature Guidance for IRS efile

Publication 1345, Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Individual Income Tax Returns

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

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 15-Sep-2015