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What is an authorized agent for TIN Matching?

An individual or company contracted to transmit information returns to the IRS on behalf of the payer firm. This would include third party service providers, transmitters, service bureaus, etc. An authorized agent must perform TIN Matching research under the account established by the payer firm through eServices.

For additional information see Publication 2108a, Online TIN Matching Program.