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What is a Practitioner PIN and how does it benefit me?

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What is a Practitioner PIN and how does it benefit me?

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The Practitioner PIN method offers an additional signature option to use in preparing and transmitting Forms 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ to the IRS. More Specifically, in most case, it eliminates the requirements to file signature documents with the IRS. Niether the Date of Birth or Adjusted Gross Income amount or PIN is needed for Practitioner PIN returns.

The PIN can be any five digits except all zeros. It Eliminates the requirement for Form 8453, US individual Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return. When an electronic signature is chosen, no signature documents are required to be filed with the IRS.

NOTE: EROs are strongly encouraged to check the Acknowledgement File or review the information recieved fron the transmitter to determine acceptance of the pin.


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Views: 393 Created on: Jun 15, 2013
Date updated: Oct 09, 2015

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