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E-Signature Guidance for Form 8879

OnDemand Webinar (102 minutes)

Gain a better understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of adding e-sign on form 8879.E-signatures, the final frontier of a paperless process. CPAs are among the first that embrace electronic technology but has this component of the process been overlooked? How important might it be, including for the CPA's clients? This topic will help CPA firms and their clients understand whether the e-signature option is right for their relationship. The information will visit the relationship in the electronic context and demonstrate what an e-signature component is and how to onboard it seamlessly into the process. You will be able to walk away with a thorough understanding of what it means to have e-signatures, both in terms of benefits and responsibilities. Finally, the topic will aim to enable you to make a savvy decision both in choosing an e-signature solution and in implementing it into your existing return delivery systems.


Joseph Scutellaro, CPA, CohnReznick LLP Dan Wise, CPA, CohnReznick LLP



• Requirements and Penalties

• Signatures for E-Filing

• The Advent of Electronic

Electronic Signature Methods

• The Technology

• The Allowed 8879 Scenarios

• How to Enable the 8879 E-Signature Process

Software for 8879 E-Signatures

• Distinguishing the Market

• How to Choose

• Limitations, Tips and Cautions