2290-US ELF: Forms attached as PDF files to electronic files (FAQ)

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Which forms can I attach as a PDF file to the electronic file?


The following forms can be attached as PDF files to the electronic file.

  • Form 8453-EX signature document.
  • VIN data disclosure statement.
  • PDF file named in the attachment field. This type of attachment is not defined by the IRS.

Refer to IRS Publication 4163 and IRS Publication 4164 for information about which binary attachments can be attached to an electronic file.

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