“FRM 8879 PIN Signature Date Invalid” error message when you run Verify

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“FRM 8879 PIN Signature Date Invalid” error message when you run Verify

 SUMMARY

When you run Verify, the following error message appears:

‘FRM 8879 PIN Signature Date Invalid’

CAUSE

This issue can occur the date or time on the computer’s system clock is incorrect.

RESOLUTION

Method 1: Verify the date entered on Form 8879

  • From within the tax return experiencing the issue, click FRM 8879 on the forms attached navigation pane.

  • In the Signature Date box, type the date in DDMMYYYY format – for example – 01012009. The date cannot be a date set in the future and must be in the current year.

Method 2: Verify the date and time on your computer

To correct the date or time on your computer’s system clock, follow these steps:

  • In Control Panel, double-click Clock and Region.

  • Verify that the date, time, and time zone are correct. If not, adjust the Date and Time Properties accordingly.

  • Click OK and then run Verify.
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