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MFA required for electronic filing

Effective May 3rd, the 2017 version of UltraTax CS requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) to access the electronic filing transmission feature in CS Connect.

Thomson Reuters is committed to proactively evolving our security features to help you protect your firm and your clients' data. For more information about multi-factor authentication, see Multi-factor authentication overview.

2017 - E-File Extension Quick Chart (All Entities)

Entity 1st EXT Signature Requirements 2nd EXT
5500-US No N/A N/A
1040-US Yes None, unless using Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW) N/A
1040-AZ Yes Does not allow use of electronic signature within return
1040-CT Yes  
1040-DC Yes  
1040-KY Yes  
1040-LA Yes Allows use of federal PIN as electronic signature within return
1040-MA Yes Does not allow use of electronic signature within return
1040-MD Yes Does not allow use of electronic signature within return
1040-NC Yes
1040-NJ Yes Allows use of federal PIN as electronic signature within return
1040-NY Yes Form TR-579 must be completed when electronically withdrawing a balance due with the extension. Does not allow use of electronic signature within return.
1040-PA Yes
1040-TN Yes  
1040-TX Yes Taxpayer, officer, or preparer must sign extension. Yes
1120-US Yes N/A N/A
1120-FL Yes None
1120-IA Yes None
1120-LA Yes Signed R-8453C is retained by ERO
1120-MA Yes Form M 8453 C
1120-MD Yes None
1120-MS Yes None
1120-NJ Yes None
1120-NY Yes Yes, Form TR-579.1-CT must be completed when electronically withdrawing a balance due with the extension
1120-NYC Yes None
1120-PA* Yes None (*C Corporations only)
1120-TX Yes Taxpayer, officer, or preparer must sign extension. Yes
1120-UT Yes None
1065-US Yes None, unless using Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW) Yes
1065-MA Yes Does not allow use of electronic signature (PIN)
1065-MD Yes Allows use of electronic signature (PIN)
1065-MS Yes Extension Form 83-180
1065-NJ Yes N/A
1065-NY Yes Does not allow use of electronic signature (PIN)
1065-NYC Yes N/A
1065-TX Yes Taxpayer, officer, or preparer must sign extension. Yes
1041-US Yes N/A Yes
1041-CT Yes None
1041-MA Yes* Does not allow use of electronic signature within return

Note: Only if balance due; otherwise MA ELF Ext. will not create.

1041-NY
1041-TX Yes Taxpayer, officer, or preparer must sign extension.
990 Exempt Yes Yes
990 PF Yes None, unless making a payment as an automatic withdrawal
990 NY Yes Form TR-579.1-CT must be completed when electronically withdrawing a balance due with the extension

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