TaxAct now offers Integrated eSignatures. Below are some Frequently Asked Questions:
You may ONLY sign E-File Authorization forms for 1040 returns, states supported signature forms, and the bank application.
The following states support eSignature: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Files must be a PDF or JPEG, with a 25MB per envelope size limit.
An envelope is a container which holds the documents to be signed, the places where signatures are required, and data on the signers and other recipients.
TaxAct supports KBA verification.
KBA stands for Knowledge Based Authentication, an authentication method in which the user provides answers to previously established “secret” questions to verify the user’s identity.
You may only go through KBA three (3) times.
You may pay as you go or prepurchase a eSignatures in bulk.