1040-US eSignature: How many times a form can be eSigned

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How many times can a form be eSigned?

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Note: Forms 8879, 8878, and FinCEN 114a require successful completion of Knowledge-Based Authentication (KBA) in order to successfully eSign the form. If KBA fails three times, these forms must be manually signed on paper.   

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