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Tax Preparers & Payroll Providers

Overview

The Virginia Department of Taxation (the Department) designed this page to provide documentation, available services and updated tax resources used by Tax Preparers and Payroll Providers who assist customers with their tax needs.

Online Filing Services

These services are available for all Tax Professionals and customers. Review Online Options for how eForms, Business iFile and Web Upload can meet online service needs.
 

  • eForms - no sign-up, easy filing and some calculations performed
  • Business iFile - file/pay one account and view up to 14 months of history
  • Web Upload - suitable for submitting one or multiple returns in a single file

Approved e-File Software

The Department does not promote or endorse any particular e-File product. Approval by the Department only means that the vendor has met established software specifications.

Software vendors that have been approved via the e-File testing practices are displayed in the pages below with a status of "Approved". Vendors that are still testing display a status of "Pending".

Resources

Documents & Forms

The following categories of documents and forms are provided to aid the various tax needs and services of Tax Professionals.

Document Document Description Revision Date
Electronic Payment Guide Virginia Department of Taxation - Electronic Payment Guide 05/2014
Tax Types Tax Types & Numeric Tax Codes 05/2014
 Waiver Requests
Tax Preparer Hardship Paid Tax Preparer Hardship Waiver Request VA-8454 12/2011
Corporation Corporation Income Tax Electronic Filing Waiver Request 07/2013
Sales Sales Tax Electronic Filing Waiver Request 07/2013
Withholding Employer Withholding Electronic Filing Waiver Request 07/2013
 e-File Documents - Individual Income Tax
Individual Handbook 2013 Individual e-File Tax Preparers & Electronic Return Originators Handbook 11/2013
Form VA-8453 2013 Individual e-File Declaration for Electronic Filing VA-8453 08/2013
Form VA-8879 2013 Individual e-File Signature Form VA-8879 08/2013
Form VA-8879 (Fillable) 2013 Individual e-File Signature Form VA-8879 (Fillable) 08/2013
 e-File Documents - Corporation Income Tax & PTE Tax
 Corporation & PTE Handbook 2013 Corporation & PTE e-File Tax Preparers & Electronic Return Originators Handbook 10/2013
Form VA-8453C 2013 Corporate e-File Declaration for Electronic Filing VA-8453C 10/2013
Form VA-8879C 2013 Individual e-File Signature Form VA-8879C 10/2013
Form VA-8879C (Fillable) 2013 Individual e-File Signature Form VA-8879C (Fillable) 10/2013
Form VA-8453P 2013 PTE e-File Declaration for Electronic Filing VA-8453P 12/2013
Form VA-8453P (Fillable) 2013 PTE e-File Declaration for Electronic Filing VA-8453P (Fillable) 12/2013
Form VA-8879P 2013 PTE e-File Signature Form VA-8879P 12/2013

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