Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Module 13: Electronic Tax Return Preparation and Transmission

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Preparation of a Tax Return

Complete all of the forms and schedules needed to compute and report the tax.

Preparation can be

  • Manual, using paper and pencil, or
  • Electronic.

Benefits of Electronic Preparation

Increased accuracy
Ease of use
Ability to prepare federal and state returns at the same time


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