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Taxpayer filing 1040 signed 8879 on 12-9-20. Today return will not transmit, get error that taxpayer signature date must be in current year 2021. What is the solution?

Level 1
Note that the IRS 1040 e-file system was not open 11-21-20 through 2-11-21.
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Level 15
Level 15
put in the current date?

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Level 15

Using today's date seems even wilder than running with really sharp pair scissors but sometimes you just have to go for it.

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Level 15

Explain the problem to the client and ask them to sign again?


ex-AllStar
Level 15

I just put a note on the form in my file that says "used 2/12/2021 as signature date so it would efile."


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