Definition of Reporting Agent | Authorized Party for Reporting

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Reporting Agent Definition

A person who is authorized by IRS Form 8655 to perform certain actions on behalf of a client.

Reporting Agent Extended Definition
IRS Form 8655 establishes the relationship between a reporting agent and the client. With this authorization, reporting agents can make payroll tax deposits, handle payroll tax forms, and communicate with the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of the client.

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Jenna Hutkowski | Apr 28, 2023

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