The PIN is an IRS requirement for the electronic filing of the 941 forms and is used in place of your signature on these electronic documents.
The 941 electronic filing PIN is a different number than the EFTPS PIN and/or the tax filing practitioner PIN.
If you have lost your PIN, please contact the IRS at 866-255-0654 to obtain this information.
If you have not obtained a PIN, you can file a PIN application within Yearli electronically at no cost.
Create a 941 PIN Application
- Login to Yearli.
- Click on Form Data Entry.
- Select 2021 from the Tax year drop down list.
- Click on the PIN App link.
- Enter the necessary company information and click the Apply button on the right.
The IRS will send the PIN to the IRS Authorized Signer via U.S. Mail within 7-10 days after the PIN Registration process has been completed. Allow up to 45 days for the PIN Registration process to complete. The IRS cannot activate the PIN until the signed Statement of Receipt has been returned, acknowledging that the PIN was received by the signer of the PIN Registration. The Statement of Receipt should be returned within 10 days.
You are required to have a separate PIN for each EIN. If you will be filing forms for multiple EINs, the IRS suggests that you file to become a Reporting Agent. A Reporting Agent will be given a 5-digit PIN to use when filing for multiple companies. For further information regarding becoming a Reporting Agent, please visit the What is the difference between filing as a Taxpayer vs Reporting Agent knowledge base document.
If at any time in the future a new person will be 'signing' the 941 form for a particular EIN, a new PIN will be required to correspond to the new signature.
If you have any questions regarding your application, contact the IRS e-file Help Desk at 866-255-0654.