Form 8453

Form 8453

A form that an individual files with the IRS to declare that his/her tax return was e-filed.
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For e-filed returns that do not include the transaction details, a taxpayer must attach Form 8949 (or a statement with the same information), to Form 8453, U.
Adhere to the duties of an ERO after submitting the return, including recordkeeping and documentation requirements, resubmission of rejected returns, acknowledgement of transmitted returns data, the use of Form 9325, Acknowledgement and General Information for Taxpayers Who File Returns Electronically, and sending paper signatures and attachments using Form 8453, Individual Income Tax Declaration for an IRS E-File Return.
The signature of the taxpayer is recorded on Form 8453 at the time the electronic return is originated.
In addition, a signature document (or jurat) Form 8453 which is a paper requirement with electronic filing, must be retained by employers until the end of the calendar year.
The required signature, Form 8453 (Jurat form), disrupts the normal processing of the tax returns in a CPA office.
In many cases, the only paper required is Form 8453 which provides a taxpayer signature and the taxpayer's W-2 form.
All other paper documents needed with the return must be attached to Form 8453.
When paper filing, they attach broker's statements and spread-sheets to the back of the return, and when e-filing, they staple these same attachments to the signature Form 8453.
Other barriers that have been eliminated are Forms W-2, 1099 and W-2G, which are no longer required as attachments to Form 8453, U.