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Enroll in Electronic Correspondence in e-TIDES Document Center

Purpose

Use this procedure to enroll in the Department of Revenue's Electronic Correspondence system in the e-TIDES Document Center.

Trigger

Perform this procedure when an e-TIDES Enterprise Administrator, e-TIDES Filer or Tax Practitioner wants to enroll in the Department of Revenue's Electronic Correspondence system in the e-TIDES Document Center.

Prerequisites

Before beginning this task, obtain the following information:

  • e-Signature ID and Password
  • Name of e-TIDES Filer or Tax Practitioner requesting access
  • Ensure your e-mail address is up to date in your user profile

Menu Path

Use the following menu path(s) to begin this process:

Transaction Code

N/A

Helpful Hints

  • It is important to note that the Enterprise Administrator, e-TIDES Filer or Tax Practitioner must enroll to gain access to Electronic Correspondence but paper correspondence only stops when the Enterprise Administrator is enrolled
  • The Enterprise Administrator must approve access for an e-TIDES Filer or Tax Practitioner to gain access to Electronic Correspodence. Once access it granted, the user can see ALL correspondence electronically regardless of tax type via    e-TIDES Document Center
  • New for Electronic Correspondence, the Department of Revenue will be sending external e-mail notifications to the registered e-mail address notifying you when other users enroll to receive your correspondence electronically. Additionally, an e-mail notification is sent when new correspondence is available in the Document Center

Procedure

  1. Start the process using the menu path.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Login Screen
  2. ‪As required, complete/review the following fields:

    Field ​R/O/D Description
    User ID​Required

    User-generated identifier required to create an e-TIDES account.

    Example:
    parev1


    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Login Screen - User ID
  3. As required, complete/review the following fields:

    Field ​R/O/D Description
    ​​Password​Required

    Sequence of letters, digits or special characters which the user must enter along with a user ID to gain access to the system.

    Example:
    *****


    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System‬
    e-TIDES Login Screen - Password
  4. Select the LoginLogin Buttonbutton.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax SystemE-TIDES Welcome Screen
  5. ‪ Select the ‪Document CenterDocument Center Imagelink.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Document Center Welcome Screen
  6. ‪ Select the ‪Request/Change Access to View All DocumentsRequest/Change Access to View All Documents Imagelink.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Electronic Correspondence Change Screen
  7. ‬ Select the Opt In/OutCheckbox - Uncheckedcheckbox.
    i IconUse the Add New Entity button when you are not registered to View, File, or Pay for the selected enterprise but wish to enroll to receive electronic correspondence for the business entity.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Electronic Correspondence Change Screen
  8. ‪Select the SubmitSubmit Buttonbutton.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    Electronic Correspondence and Communications Agreement Acknowledgement Screen
  9. ‪Select the Electronic Correspondence and Communications Agreement AcknowledgementCheckbox Imagecheckbox.
    ! IconRead the Electronic Correspondence and Communications Agreement thoroughly before continuing.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    Electronic Correspondence and Communications Agreement Acknowledgement Screen - Checked
  10. Select the ‪I Agree‬I Agree Buttonbutton.
    e-TIDES Pennsylvania Business Tax System
    e-TIDES Elecronic Correspondence Verification Screen
  11. ‪Select the SubmitSubmit Buttonbutton.
    i IconOn the following screen the system generates the message "Your request to Opt In/Out to view document has been processed."

Result

You have successfully completed the process to enroll in the Department of Revenue's Electronic Correspondence system in the e-TIDES Document Center.