Form 8453 - Employment Tax Declaration for an IRS e-file Return

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Use Form 8453-EMP to:

  • Authenticate an electronic Form 940, 940-PR, 941, 941-PR,941-SS, 943, 943-PR, 944, or 945;
  • Authorize the ERO, if any, to transmit via a third-party transmitter;
  • Authorize the intermediate service provider (ISP) to transmit via a third-party transmitter if you're filing online (not using an ERO); and
  • Provide the taxpayer’s consent to authorize an electronic funds withdrawal for payment of federal taxes owed.

Click the link to see the form instructions.

Data may be imported from saved Form 940, 941, 943, 944, or 945. Select IMPORT from the menu to import from the selected form. The user must complete the portions of the forms that were not filled in by the import routine.

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