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Form 8655

Requirements and Authorizations for
Reporting Agents

Authorization Form 8655:

Form 8655 authorizes a reporting agent to sign and file tax returns, as well as handle deposits and payments.

New 2024 requirements that impact reporting agents:

  • Starting with tax year 2023, previous Form 940-PR filers will now use Form 940. Additionally, they will have the choice to file the new Spanish language Form 940 (sp)
  • Starting with the first quarter of 2024, previous Form 941-SS filers will transition to filing Form 941, tailored for their use in the revised version issued for this quarter.

TaxBandits Supports Forms that Reporting Agents Need:

94x Forms

  • Form 941
  • Form 940
  • Form 941 Sch R
  • Form 941 SP
  • Other 94x

1099 Forms

  • 1099-NEC
  • 1099-MISC
  • 1099-K
  • Other 1099s

W-2 Forms

  • W-2
  • W2-PR
  • W-2C

State Filing

  • 1099
  • W2

Streamlined E-filing Solutions Tailored to Reporting Agents

Bulk Data

Bulk Data Imports

Eliminate manual entry with our user-friendly Bulk Upload option, simplifying the import of client data.

Online Sign PIN

Online Signature PIN / 8453-EMP

Gain authorization to file Form 941 using your online signature PIN (RA 5-digit PIN) or Form 8453-EMP.

Real-time Notifications

Pay IRS Balance Due

TaxBandits offers solutions for paying taxes due and deposits using EFTPS, EFW, or choose to pay by check or money order.

Postal Mailing

Supports Postal Mailing

Opt-in to TaxBandits’ Postal Mailing services to have copies mailed to your clients for their recordkeeping needs.

Exclusive PRO Features - for Reporting Agents


Client Management

Client Management tools empower reporting agents to efficiently manage their clients. They enable you to invite clients to a separate portal and communicate with them regarding any tax filing-related questions.


Staff Management

Staff Management enables reporting agents to optimize their workflow. You can securely invite an unlimited number of staff members to access your account and assign them roles as needed to fulfill their filing responsibilities for your clients.


Automated Reports

TaxBandits offers robust reporting tools that provide insight into your clients’ filings, your team’s account activity, and more, improving organization and streamlining filing efforts for your business.


Record Keeping

In compliance with IRS regulations, all form copies are securely stored on our HIPAA-compliant server for up to 7 years. You can conveniently access your TaxBandits account at any time to download or print copies.

E-Filing your Forms with
TaxBandits is easy!

Add RA Information

Add RA Information

Choose Forms

Choose Forms

Efile with the IRS/SSA and State

Review Forms

Efile with the IRS/SSA and State

Enter Tax Deposit Details

Efile with the IRS/SSA and State

E-sign using Online signature RA PIN or 8453 EMP

Efile with the IRS/SSA and State

Transmit to the IRS

TaxBandits for Every Business

Affordable Pricing that fit your need

Bulk Pricing

TaxBandits provides exclusive volume-based pricing, allowing Reporting Agents to electronically file payroll forms in bulk for their clients at discounted rates. As the number of forms filed increases, so do the savings!

Prepaid Credits

Reporting Agents have the option to purchase prepaid credits in advance through their TaxBandits account, eliminating the requirement for separate payments for each filing. This feature is particularly effective for managing multiple clients.

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