How to successfully file VITA/TCE returns using the TaxAct Professional software:
- Make sure the preparer completing the return has a valid SIDN (STIN) entered - you can enter the SIDN as the PTIN included in your Preparer Master Information so it flows into the return.
- On the Basic Information worksheet, select Do not include paid preparer information on this return, then click Continue.
- The SIDN number will be the only preparer information that will print in the paid preparer section of the return.
- The SIDN number will be the only preparer information that will be transmitted in the preparer section.