IRS Form 8879-PE "IRS E-File Signature Authorization for Form 1065"

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8879-PE
OMB No. 1545-0123
IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065
Form
2019
ERO must obtain and retain completed Form 8879-PE.
Go to www.irs.gov/Form8879PE for the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
For calendar year 2019, or tax year beginning
, 2019, and ending
, 20
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Name of partnership
Employer identification number
Part I
Tax Return Information (Whole dollars only)
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Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances (Form 1065, line 1c) .
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Gross profit (Form 1065, line 3) .
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Ordinary business income (loss) (Form 1065, line 22)
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Net rental real estate income (loss) (Form 1065, Schedule K, line 2) .
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Other net rental income (loss) (Form 1065, Schedule K, line 3c) .
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Part II
Declaration and Signature Authorization of Partner or Member
(Be sure to get a copy of the partnership’s return)
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I am a partner or member of the above partnership and that I have examined a copy of the
partnership’s 2019 electronic return of partnership income and accompanying schedules and statements and to the best of my
knowledge and belief, it is true, correct, and complete. I further declare that the amounts in Part I above are the amounts shown on
the copy of the partnership’s electronic return of partnership income. I consent to allow my electronic return originator (ERO),
transmitter, or intermediate service provider to send the partnership’s return to the IRS and to receive from the IRS (a) an
acknowledgement of receipt or reason for rejection of the transmission and (b) the reason for any delay in processing the return. I
have selected a personal identification number (PIN) as my signature for the partnership’s electronic return of partnership income.
Partner or Member’s PIN: check one box only
I authorize
to enter my PIN
as my signature
ERO firm name
Don’t enter all zeros
on the partnership’s 2019 electronically filed return of partnership income.
As a partner or member of the partnership, I will enter my PIN as my signature on the partnership’s 2019 electronically filed
return of partnership income.
Partner or member’s signature
Title
Date
Part III
Certification and Authentication
ERO’s EFIN/PIN. Enter your six-digit EFIN followed by your five-digit self-selected PIN.
Don’t enter all zeros
I certify that the above numeric entry is my PIN, which is my signature on the 2019 electronically filed return of partnership income for
the partnership indicated above. I confirm that I am submitting this return in accordance with the requirements of Pub. 3112, IRS e-file
Application and Participation, and Pub. 4163, Modernized e-File (MeF) Information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers for Business
Returns.
ERO’s signature
Date
ERO Must Retain This Form — See Instructions
Don’t Submit This Form to the IRS Unless Requested To Do So
8879-PE
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions.
Form
(2019)
Cat. No. 48314D
8879-PE
OMB No. 1545-0123
IRS e-file Signature Authorization for Form 1065
Form
2019
ERO must obtain and retain completed Form 8879-PE.
Go to www.irs.gov/Form8879PE for the latest information.
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service
For calendar year 2019, or tax year beginning
, 2019, and ending
, 20
.
Name of partnership
Employer identification number
Part I
Tax Return Information (Whole dollars only)
1
1
Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances (Form 1065, line 1c) .
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
2
Gross profit (Form 1065, line 3) .
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2
3
Ordinary business income (loss) (Form 1065, line 22)
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.
.
.
.
.
.
.
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.
.
3
4
4
Net rental real estate income (loss) (Form 1065, Schedule K, line 2) .
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5
Other net rental income (loss) (Form 1065, Schedule K, line 3c) .
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5
Part II
Declaration and Signature Authorization of Partner or Member
(Be sure to get a copy of the partnership’s return)
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I am a partner or member of the above partnership and that I have examined a copy of the
partnership’s 2019 electronic return of partnership income and accompanying schedules and statements and to the best of my
knowledge and belief, it is true, correct, and complete. I further declare that the amounts in Part I above are the amounts shown on
the copy of the partnership’s electronic return of partnership income. I consent to allow my electronic return originator (ERO),
transmitter, or intermediate service provider to send the partnership’s return to the IRS and to receive from the IRS (a) an
acknowledgement of receipt or reason for rejection of the transmission and (b) the reason for any delay in processing the return. I
have selected a personal identification number (PIN) as my signature for the partnership’s electronic return of partnership income.
Partner or Member’s PIN: check one box only
I authorize
to enter my PIN
as my signature
ERO firm name
Don’t enter all zeros
on the partnership’s 2019 electronically filed return of partnership income.
As a partner or member of the partnership, I will enter my PIN as my signature on the partnership’s 2019 electronically filed
return of partnership income.
Partner or member’s signature
Title
Date
Part III
Certification and Authentication
ERO’s EFIN/PIN. Enter your six-digit EFIN followed by your five-digit self-selected PIN.
Don’t enter all zeros
I certify that the above numeric entry is my PIN, which is my signature on the 2019 electronically filed return of partnership income for
the partnership indicated above. I confirm that I am submitting this return in accordance with the requirements of Pub. 3112, IRS e-file
Application and Participation, and Pub. 4163, Modernized e-File (MeF) Information for Authorized IRS e-file Providers for Business
Returns.
ERO’s signature
Date
ERO Must Retain This Form — See Instructions
Don’t Submit This Form to the IRS Unless Requested To Do So
8879-PE
For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see instructions.
Form
(2019)
Cat. No. 48314D
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Form 8879-PE (2019)
Page
Future Developments
Partner or Member
• Provide the partner or member with a
corrected copy of the Form 8879-PE if
Responsibilities
For the latest information about
changes are made to the return (for
developments related to Form 8879-PE
example, based on the partner or
The partner or member must:
and its instructions, such as legislation
member’s review).
• Verify the accuracy of the partnership’s
enacted after they were published, go to
• See Pub. 4163 for more information.
return of partnership income;
www.irs.gov/Form8879PE.
• Check the appropriate box in Part II to
Purpose of Form
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice. We
either authorize the ERO to enter the
ask for the information on this form to
partner or member’s PIN or choose to
A partner or member and an electronic
carry out the Internal Revenue laws of
enter it in person;
return originator (ERO) use Form 8879-PE
the United States. You are required to
when the partner or member wants to use
• Indicate or verify his or her PIN when
give us the information. We need it to
a personal identification number (PIN) to
authorizing the ERO to enter it (the PIN
ensure that you are complying with these
electronically sign a partnership’s
must be five digits other than all zeros);
laws and to allow us to figure and collect
electronic return of partnership income. A
the right amount of tax.
• Sign, date, and enter his or her title in
partner or member who doesn’t use Form
Part II; and
You aren’t required to provide the
8879-PE must use Form 8453-PE, U.S.
information requested on a form that is
Partnership Declaration for an IRS e-file
• Return the completed Form 8879-PE
subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act
Return. For more information, see the
to the ERO by hand delivery, U.S. mail,
unless the form displays a valid OMB
instructions for Form 8453-PE.
private delivery service, email, Internet
control number. Books or records
website, or fax.
Administrative Adjustment Requests.
relating to a form or its instructions must
The partnership representative must sign
The partnership’s return won’t be
be retained as long as their contents
the form if you are filing the Form 1065 as
transmitted to the IRS until the ERO
may become material in the
part of an Administrative Adjustment
receives the partner or member’s signed
administration of any Internal Revenue
Request (AAR) under the centralized
Form 8879-PE.
law. Generally, tax returns and return
partnership audit regime. See Form 8082.
information are confidential, as required
Important Notes for EROs
Don’t send this form to the IRS. The
by Internal Revenue Code section 6103.
ERO must retain Form 8879-PE.
• Don’t send Form 8879-PE to the IRS
The time needed to complete and file
unless requested to do so. Retain the
this form will vary depending on
ERO Responsibilities
completed Form 8879-PE for 3 years
individual circumstances. The estimated
from the return due date or IRS received
The ERO must:
burden for business taxpayers filing this
date, whichever is later. Form 8879-PE
form is approved under OMB control
• Enter the name and employer
can be retained electronically in
number 1545-0123 and is included in the
identification number of the partnership
accordance with the recordkeeping
estimates shown in the instructions for
at the top of the form;
guidelines in Rev. Proc. 97-22, which is
their business income tax return.
on page 9 of Internal Revenue Bulletin
• Complete Part I using the amounts
Comments. You can send us comments
1997-13 at
(zero may be entered when appropriate)
from www.irs.gov/FormComments. Or
www.irs.gov/pub/irs-irbs/irb97-13.pdf.
from the partnership’s 2019 return of
you can write to the Internal Revenue
partnership income;
• Enter the partner or member’s PIN on
Service, Tax Forms and Publications
the input screen only if the partner or
• Enter on the authorization line in Part II
Division, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW,
member has authorized you to do so.
the ERO firm name (not the name of the
IR-6526, Washington, DC 20224. Don’t
individual preparing the return) if the
• Provide the partner or member with a
send the form to this office.
ERO is authorized to enter the partner or
copy of the signed Form 8879-PE upon
member’s PIN;
request.
• Give the partner or member Form
8879-PE for completion and review by
hand delivery, U.S. mail, private delivery
service, email, Internet website, or fax;
and
• Complete Part III, including a signature
and date.
The ERO must receive the
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completed and signed Form
8879-PE from the partner or
CAUTION
member before the electronic
return is transmitted (or released for
transmission).

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