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The first time you electronically file Forms W-2, 941,1099, 1095-B, or 1095-C you must set up an account. You must have an account to file electronically or request a PIN to electronically sign your forms. Each ACS user within your organization must have a separate account for e-filing.

 To create a tax e-file user account
  1. On the W-2,1099, Affordable Care Act tabs, or within the Form 941 wizard, click Tax E-File.
  2. When the ACS Tax E-File window displays, click Create Account.
  3. In the ACS Tax E-File: User Account Setup window, enter the required information. Your password must be between 8 and 30 characters long.
  4. When finished, click OK.

After you create an account, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing your ACS Tax E-File user name.

After creating an account, ACS saves your login information, but you can edit your account's details if something changes.

 To edit your tax e-file user account
  1. On the W-2 or 1099 tabs, or within the Form 941 wizard, click Tax E-File.
  2. In the ACS Tax E-File window, click Edit Account.
  3. Make the necessary changes, then click OK.

You can also change or reset your password if you need to.

 To change or reset your password
  1. On the W-2 or 1099 tabs, or within the Form 941 wizard, click Tax E-File.
  2. In the ACS Tax E-File window, click Edit Account.
  3. To change your password:
    • In the ACS Tax E-File: User Account Setup window, click Change Password.
    • Enter your new password in the New Password and Confirm Password fields.
    • Click OK.
  4. To reset your password:
    • In the ACS Tax E-File: User Account Setup window, click Forgot Password.
    • When the confirmation message displays, click Yes.