Instructions for Completing IRS Section 83(b) Form: To make an 83(b) election you must complete the following steps within 30 days of your Award Date:
Complete the IRS 83(b) form that has been provided to
Mail the completed form to the IRS within 30 days of your Award Date (mail to the IRS Service Center where you file your taxes.
Mail a copy of the completed form to your employer.
You must also attach a copy of the completed and filed form to your income tax return when you file your income taxes for the year in which the election is made. Report in TurboTax as Miscellaneous Income as "Other reportable income".
You can't add an attachment to an e-filed tax return, and the IRS
accepts only certain forms sent separately and the 83(b)
election isn't one of these. You'll can't e-file, and will have to
print and mail your tax return along with the 83(b) election. See IRS information re filing an 83(b) election at: http://www.irs.gov/irb/2012-28_IRB/ar12.html
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