The ERO must complete Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization, including Part III, for each return that is prepared using this method.
The Practitioner PIN method is open to all EROs.
The following taxpayers are eligible to use this option:
Taxpayers who are eligible to file Forms 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ or 1040-SS (PR)
Military personnel residing overseas with APO/FPO addresses.
Taxpayers residing in the American Possessions of the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, America Samoa, Guam and Northern Marianas, or with foreign country addresses.
Taxpayers filing Form 4868 (extension of time to file).
Those filing on behalf of deceased taxpayers.
There is no age restriction on who can use the Practitioner PIN method; everyone is eligible to use the Practitioner PIN method.
This information applies to all years of the UltimateTax software.