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Are both 5-digit signature ID numbers required to submit e-file if filed jointly?

 
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Are both 5-digit signature ID numbers required to submit e-file if filed jointly?

Yes, you both need a Self-Select PIN for efiling.

It doesn't have to be the same PIN you used last year, though.  You can choose any random 5-digit number.

If you don't have your PIN from last year, you will need to enter your AGI from 2017. 

Here's more info:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/5595784

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Level 7

Are both 5-digit signature ID numbers required to submit e-file if filed jointly?

Yes, you both need a Self-Select PIN for efiling.

It doesn't have to be the same PIN you used last year, though.  You can choose any random 5-digit number.

If you don't have your PIN from last year, you will need to enter your AGI from 2017. 

Here's more info:

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/5595784

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Level 6

Are both 5-digit signature ID numbers required to submit e-file if filed jointly?

If I have 2017 joint return AGI, and I want to efile 2018 joint return, do I still need to have efile ID's??

May the efile ID's for both be identical?

Level 20

Are both 5-digit signature ID numbers required to submit e-file if filed jointly?

You need your 2017 AGI.  If you filed a joint return for 2017 then the AGI is the same for each of you.

 

Where do I find my AGI?

 

Your 2017 tax return shows your 2017 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) If you filed a joint return then the AGI is the same for each of you.

Form 1040EZ    line 4

Form 1040A       line 21

Form 1040        line 37

If you are using the same TT account that you used last year, you should also be able to find this number in your Tax Timeline for 2017

If entering the amount from your 2017 tax return does not work, then try entering “0” instead.  If that does not work and you still cannot e-file, then print, sign, and mail your tax return.

You can get a free transcript of your past return from the IRS: 

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript

Note: If you filed late or amended your return, your correct 2017 AGI may not be in the system.

https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1944348-how-do-i-print-and-mail-my-return-in-turbotax-online

Note:  If you mail your federal return, you will also need to mail your state return.  You will not be able to e-file your state return.

 

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it is a good idea to use a mailing service that will track it like UPS or certified mail.  Then you will know the IRS received it.