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New PIN Requirement for Tax Returns

by | Sep 7, 2008 | 1040, PIN, tax return preparer

New PIN Requirement for 2009 Filing Season

Starting with the 2009 filing season, all 1040 taxpayers filing electronic returns must sign their returns using an electronic personal identification number (PIN). A taxpayer’s electronic signature will include a five-digit PIN that they create and either their prior year adjusted gross income (AGI) or prior year PIN.