FAQ for Quarterly Express Plus /FAQ-for-Quarterly-Express-Plus.html 941 e-file 940 e-file Reporting Agent Payroll e-file 941Express 941 940 944 e-file 941 e-file electronic filing IRS Payroll Payroll tax returns Reporting Agent Schedule R Schedule B IRS efile AdaptaSoft PayChoice Apex Payroll Execupay Summit Software 941 941-PR 941-SS Schedule R Schedule B faq for quarterly express plus question what are the differences for quarterly express plus using it as a business taxpayer answer the irs has moved to their new mef modernized e-file system which will allow for 2 methods of signature for business taxpayers, the 10 digit pin or a signed 8453-emp form quarterly express plus natively supports both options we have developed signature capture capability that allows you to sign the return with your mouse this eliminates the delay for new filers who can now file their return immediately instead of waiting 10 days for a pin to arrive from the irs question what are the differences for quarterly express plus using it as a electronic returns originator answer the irs has allowed for a new signature option in the mef system that will benefit ero s it is called a practitioner pin the practitioner pin consists of the ero s efin 6 digit number provided by the irs and a separate 5 digit pin that can be selected by the ero, or customer this 11 digit combination of numbers will be considered a signature and returns can be filed using that number in order for an ero to move forward with filing returns using a practitioner pin, they are required to have form 8879 signed by the client and kept on file the 8879 form does not have to accompany the return during the transmission process question what are the differences for quarterly express plus using it as a reporting agent answer the irs will allow the signature process for reporting agents to stay exactly the same the efin and reporting agent pin will be the items needed for a reporting agent to sign returns for their clients just as it has been in the legacy ems system there is one major change however, the requirement for ems login id and ems password are no longer needed quarterly express plus will utilize mef which uses your e-services login and password for access the etin will still be required as well question how is quarterly express plus licensed answer navigate to our quarterly express plus web site in order to get pricing and licensing information www qexplus com question what is the availability of return types in quarterly express plus for this calendar year return type 941express quarterly express plus 940 available today for ty2014 available for ty2014 941 available today for ty2014 available for ty2014 and ty2015 943 not available available for ty2014 944 available today for ty2014 available for ty2014 945 not available available for ty2014 720 not available available for ty2014 and ty2015 2290 not available expected availability 3/2015 8849 not available expected availability 4/2015