All TaxAct Professionals must submit a copy of their IRS e-file application summary that includes their tracking number to TaxAct for verification. This one-time verification process needs to be completed for each EFIN used in your office. If your EFIN has been verified by TaxAct in a previous year, you do not need to resubmit your documentation.
To submit your documentation:
It is important to submit your EFIN documentation now to avoid tax time processing delays.
An EFIN is required to e-file using TaxAct Professional Editions.
To apply for an EFIN, use the IRS' e-Services – Online Tools for Tax Professionals. Learn more about becoming an authorized e-file provider.
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