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Instructions for Form 1040
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Paid Preparer Must Sign Your Return(p73)

For Use in Tax Year 2013
rule
Generally, anyone you pay to prepare your return must sign it and include their Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) in the space provided. The preparer must give you a copy of the return for your records. Someone who prepares your return but does not charge you should not sign your return.