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I completed my taxes this past friday night and am using

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I completed my taxes this past friday night and am using Turbo Tax. I submitted all but then rec'd message that I need a e-pin number. How do I obtain one.
JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: I need an e-pin number??? How do I get this?
JA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: no i just a pin number
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
I'm needing an epin number
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Hello. Is anyone there?

Hi I'm happy to help. -Rick

Are you looking to eFile, and so this is what you need the PIN for? Are you filing joint with another person or single?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
no i can chat online. I already paid $5 plus $33
I have no idea what a pin is for my taxes and how I get one.

Those offers come from Just Answer, not me. I can answer your question now. You get your PIN from the IRS website, I will provide the information in a moment. Depending on what tax software you use, if you file your own taxes, you may only need to get the PIN once and the software will remember it.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Turbo Tax
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you

Perfect. You should only need to get your PINs once. You will need the following information:

- Full Name
- Social Security Number (or Taxpayer Identification Number)
- Date of Birth
- Filing Status (previous year tax return e.g. Single, Married Filing Jointly)
- Mailing Address

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Do I give that info to you or just go the IRS website and complete online?
I've never heard of this step before .

I'm searching for the correct link now, should only take a minute or two.

This is a new step for eFile.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Ok . Thank you so much!

Here is the link. The purpose is to help protect your identity.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you so much. I appreciate your help. Have a great day!

Thank you for this opportunity to answer your question. Please take a moment to rate me as I strive to maintain my 5 star rating. Have a great day! -Rick

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
sure thing :o)

You're welcome!

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Very helpful and pro-active. Thanks for your assistance.

My pleasure. Please feel free to ask for my anytime! -Rick

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