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Automatic dating of Form 8879

Level 1

Form 8879 (California) automatically inserts the date in Part III.

How do I get the Federal Form 8879 to do the same?

Also, is there a way I can get both forms to insert my name in the area "ERO's signature"?

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Level 15

The federal used to do it also then it stopped in 2018, so something must have changed


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Level 10
Level 10

On the federal 8879 you would need to.open the form and in part II there is a box to check to generate date.  I don't think you can print the name. 

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Level 3

You must check both boxes on the 8879 to have generate today date and your name or your firm name on the firm. 

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Level 7

I found the date box but not the signature box where is it on 8879

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Level 3

My mistake ...

 

To be exact... Go to Tools >>> Options >>> Firm/Preparer Info ... Make sure you check the box. 

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Level 7

That only works on the 1040