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Publication 1187 Specifications for Filing Form 1042S, Foreign Person's U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding, Electronically.PDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1220 Specifications for Filing Forms 1097, 1098, 1099, 3921, 3922, 5498, 8935, and W-2G ElectronicallyPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1239 Specifications for Filing Form 8027, Employer's Annual Information Return of Tip Income and Allocated Tips, ElectronicallyPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1345 Handbook for Authorized IRS e-file Providers of Individual Income Tax ReturnsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1346 Electronic Return File Specifications for Individual Income Tax ReturnsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1437 Procedures for the 1041 e-file Program U.S. Income Tax Returns for Estates and TrustsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1438 File Specifications, Validation Criteria & Record Layouts for the Form 1041, e-file U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates & TrustsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 1582 Information Returns Vendor ListPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 3112 IRS e-file Application and ParticipationPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 3609 Filing Information Returns Electronically for Business e-filersPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 3611 IRS e-file Electronic Payment OptionsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 3611 (SP) IRS e-file Electronic Payment Options (Spanish version)PDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 3823 Employment Tax e-file System Implementation and User GuidePDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 4162 Modernized e-File Test Package for Forms 1120/1120-S/1120-F/7004PDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 4163 Modernized e-File (MeF) Information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers for Business ReturnsPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 4164 Modernized e-file Guide for Software Developers and TransmittersPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 4505 Modernized e-File Test Package for Forms 1065/1065-BPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Publication 4810 Specifications for Filing Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants and Deferred Vested Benefits, ElectronicallyPDF version of this PublicationTopic Screen for this Publication
Links Inside Publications
Publication 17 - Your Federal Income Tax (For Individuals) - Does My Return Have To Be on Paper?
Publication 54 - Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Abroad - Filing Information
Publication 334 - Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who Use Schedule C or C-EZ) - Income Tax
Publication 541 - Partnerships - Terminating a Partnership
Publication 557 - Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization - Filing Requirements and Required Disclosures
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Form 4419 Application for Filing Information Returns Electronically (FIRE)Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8453 U.S. Individual Income Tax Transmittal for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453 (SP) U.S. Individual Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return (Spanish version)Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-B U.S. Electing Large Partnership Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-C U.S. Corporation Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-EMP Employment Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-EX Excise Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-F U.S. Estate or Trust Income Tax Declaration and Signature for Electronic FilingTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-FE U.S. Estate or Trust Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-I Foreign Corporation Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-PE U.S. Partnership Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-R Declaration and Signature for Electronic Filing of Forms 8947 and 8963Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-S U.S. S Corporation Income Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file ReturnTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8453-X Political Organization Declaration for Electronic Filing of Notice of Section 527 StatusTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8655 Reporting Agent AuthorizationTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8878 IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 4868 or Form 2350Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8878 (SP) IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Application for Extension of Time to File Form 4868 (SP) or Form 2350 (SP) (Spanish version)Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8878-A IRS e-file Electronic Funds Withdrawal Authorization for Form 7004Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879 IRS e-file Signature AuthorizationTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8879 (SP) IRS e-file Signature Authorization (Spanish version)Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-B IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065-BTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-C IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1120Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-EMP IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 940, 940 (PR), 941, 941 (PR), 941-SS, 943, 943 (PR), 944, and 945Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-EO IRS e-file Signature Authorization for an Exempt OrganizationTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-EX IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Forms 720, 2290, and 8849Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-F IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1041Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-I IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1120-FTopic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-PE IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065Topic Screen for this Form
Form 8879-S IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1120STopic Screen for this Form
Form 8944 Preparer e-file Hardship Waiver RequestTopic Screen for this Form
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