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Generating the ERO's Signature on Form 8879

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To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on e-file Form 8879:

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879 for Individual returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 1040 option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879.

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879-PE for Partnership returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 1065 option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879-PE.

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879-C for Corporate returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 1120 option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879-C.

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879-S for S Corporate returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 1120S option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879-S.

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879-F for Fiduciary returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 1041 option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879-F.

To generate the ERO's Signature automatically on Form 8879-EO for Exempt Organizations returns:
  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Click on Options.
  3. Click on the Tax Return tab.
  4. Scroll down to the Federal Tax Options section.
  5. Locate the Preparer name on Form 990 option.
  6. Select Yes from the dropdown menu.

The preparer's name should now print on the ERO's Signature line on Form 8879-EO.

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