IRS: Free File Firms FFF Code Requirement (IRC §6011)

Jan. 14, 2022, 5:00 AM

Tax preparation software firms that participate in the IRS Free File Program must include the 3-letter FFF code on all paper tax returns created by their individual tax preparation software, the IRS announced Jan. 14. The 3-letter FFF code should only be placed in the bottom left-hand corner of the first page of the Form 1040 that is filed as a paper return. The 3-letter FFF code and the 3-letter Source Code should be placed next to each other for consistency, but if not possible above and below is acceptable, the IRS stated. [IRS Website Update: Additional Coding Requirements for ...

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