Grouped Returns: Managing Member Experience

The Grouped Returns recipient can follow the steps below to access all the returns sent to them via grouped returns. 


All signing and voucher reminder notifications will be sent to the Managing Member. 

Accessing Your Grouped Returns

Initial Email

The Managing Member receives an email with a link to the designated return.

  1. Click the access link to get started. Initial email.png
  2. Click Contact to reach out to the firm if you have any questions.
  3. Click the tab Get Started to proceed to Authentication.Get started 2-3.png
  4. Click Send Code.
    • The message will state whether the code is being delivered to your email address or your phone.
      • Email Access Code: An 8-digit access code is sent to the same email address as the initial email was sent to.
      • Mobile Access Code: A 6-digit access code is sent to your cell phone via text message.
  5. Enter the 6 or 8-digit access code in the code field.
  6. Click Confirm.Get code 4-6.png

Managing Member Dashboard

The Managing Member can sort returns using the column headers or perform actionable items for each return. 

  1. Use the filters to easily sort through the returns that are displayed. 
  2. Click Open to work through the Client Experience (review, sign, distribute K-1s and pay). 
  3. Click Download to download signed e-file forms. 
  4. Click Email Documents to forward a PDF copy of the return to a 3rd party. 
    • The recipient will not be prompted to sign, distribute K-1s, or pay. They will only receive a PDF copy of the return. 
  5. Click Contact Person to retrieve contact information for the firm.
  6. Click Screen Share to allow your tax preparer access to your screen. 
    • Must be in active communication with your tax preparer to utilize this feature. 

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Spouse Signature

There will be 2 options when it comes to retrieving the spouse signature. 

  1. The managing member can sign on behalf of the spouse.SIgn on behalf of spouse.png
  2. Follow the Client Experience process and enter spouse information for them to be sent an email to sign. 

Follow the steps below to send a reminder to the spouse. 

  1. Locate the return from the Dashboard. 
  2. Click Open to see the landing page for the return. 
  3. Click Send Reminder to send a signing reminder to the spouse. 

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