To file their clients’ federal tax returns electronically, a tax professional needs to become an authorized e-file provider. The process takes only a few steps. E-filing is the most secure and accurate way to file returns, and it saves time.
The IRS has provided a step by step list of instructions for TaxPros who want to become authorized efilers.
- Submit an application
- Get fingerprinted
- Pass a suitability check
- Wait approximately 45 days
You can see the complete details on becoming an authorized e-filer on the irs.gov site
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