ELF Client dialog [Setup menu, ELF Transmission]

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Important reminder!

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS (but not Engagement CS) permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

For details, see CSA license expiration 2017 – frequently asked questions.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of these CSA modules.

Use the ELF Client dialog to provide information required for electronic filing for the current client.

Choose Payroll Tax Processing from the Utilities menu, and then either click the United States flag (940, 941, or 944) icon in the shortcut bar on the left or choose 940, 941, or 944 from the View menu. From the Setup menu, choose ELF Transmission > Client.

Note: For information on the IRS guidelines for business name control you can refer to Appendix B of Publication 3823, Employment Tax e-file System Implementation and User Guide. To view this document online, point your Internet browser to:

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Overview of 940 and 941/944 electronic filing

E-filing 940 or 941/944 using individual client PINs

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