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SafeSend Returns

Electronic Tax Return Delivery System

BeachFleischman is pleased to offer electronic tax return delivery through SafeSend Returns, providing you an easy-to-use method for securely reviewing and e-signing your tax documents.

Benefits of Using SafeSend Returns

  • Receive your tax returns securely without the need to set up an account
  • Accessible across all platforms: computer, smartphone, or tablet
  • Electronically sign your federal and state efile authorizations (8879)
  • Receive payment reminder emails
  • Download a copy of your tax return
  • For businesses, conveniently distribute your K-1s electronically

How it Works

  1. You will receive an email from BeachFleischman from Please add this email to your safe senders list so it is not forwarded to spam.
  2. The email will contain a safe link for you to access your tax return. The link will be available to you to access anytime up to a year.
  3. SafeSend will email or text you an access code to further verify your identity. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folder. You must enter the code within 20 minutes of receipt. If you do not enter the code within 20 minutes, you can request another by clicking on the original link.
  4. Review and download your tax returns, e-sign your e-file authorization forms, and view any refunds or payments due.
  5. After you e-sign the e-file authorization forms, BeachFleischman will be notified and complete the rest of the e-filing process.

Individual 1040 Tax Return Tutorial

Entity 1065/1120/1120S/1041 Tax Return Tutorial

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a notification when my return is ready to sign?

Yes. Email notifications will be sent from BeachFleischman at To prevent the email from getting filtered to spam/junk, we recommend adding this email address to your safe list.

Is it safe to enter part of my Social Security Number?

Yes. SafeSend Returns offers a secure system to view and sign your e-file authorization form(s).
Look for https:// at the beginning of the site URL and a locked padlock symbol in your browser’s URL bar to confirm you are on the secure site.

What if I don’t receive an email with my access code?

Check your spam/junk email folder. If you do not receive your code within the 20-minute time limit, please request another. You can also search your email for ""

Where do the identity verification questions come from? What if I don’t remember the answers?

The questions SafeSend Returns asks are knowledge-based questions pulled from government and credit sources. You may be asked questions such as where you lived in a given year, or when you bought your car or home. In the event the questions do not apply to you, simply choose the answer that accurately reflects this. If you don’t remember the answers to the questions, or you answer incorrectly, you won’t be able to electronically sign your e-file authorization form(s). You can instead print, sign and return your e-file authorization form(s) to BeachFleischman.

Will this work on any internet-connected device? Does SafeSend Returns offer an app for my smartphone?

This process can be completed on any computer, smartphone, or tablet via a web browser. There is currently no SafeSend Returns app available.

Will I have the option to download and print my return to retain for my records?

Yes. You can download and print your return from a computer. If you’re using a smartphone or tablet, you’ll can review and e-sign your return package but may not be able to print it. Please use a laptop or desktop computer for the best printing experience.

How is this process different from e-filing?

SafeSend Returns allows you to electronically sign your e-file authorization form(s), but it won’t submit your return to the IRS. Once signed, BeachFleischman is automatically notified, and we will then complete the filing process for you, including submission to the IRS.

My spouse and I file our return jointly. How can we both sign the e-file authorization form(s)?

For spouses filing jointly, there are a few ways to sign via SafeSend Returns:

  1. If both spouses have an email address on file, both will receive an email with a link to view the return and sign the e-file authorization form(s). First, one spouse will receive the link with identity verification questions specific to him/her. He or she will sign the e-file authorization form(s) and input the spouse’s email address, which will send an email link to the second spouse. The second spouse will answer identity verification questions specific to him or her and then sign the form(s).
  2. If only one spouse has an email address on file, that spouse will first receive the link with identity verification questions specific to him/her. He or she will sign the e-file authorization form(s) and then enter an email address for the second spouse. The second spouse will then receive the email link with identity verification questions specific to him/her. Once the second spouse electronically signs the e-file authorization form(s).
  3. If a couple shares an email address, the primary signer will first receive a link with identity verification questions specific to him/her. After the primary signer signs the e-file authorization form(s), he/she can then enter the shared email address again. A new link will be sent with identity verification questions specific to the second spouse.
Can I sign my dependent’s return electronically?

We will deliver your dependent’s return via SafeSend Returns. However, due to the knowledge-based identification requirements of the IRS, a minor dependent may not qualify, so you will need to manually sign and return your dependent’s e-file authorization form.

I’d rather print and sign my e-file authorization form(s). Can I do that?

Yes – You can still print, sign and mail your e-file form(s) back to BeachFleischman if you’d prefer to do so.

After signing my e-file authorization form(s), will I receive confirmation that it was successfully submitted?

Yes! Once you sign your e-file authorization form(s), you will receive an email stating it was successful. The email will also include a link to download a copy of your tax return for your records.

Can I set up reminders for my quarterly estimated payment?

If estimated payments are included in your review copy, you will automatically receive an email reminder 7 days before your payment is due.

Can I delegate someone to electronically sign my taxes?

Yes. As long as that person is eligible to sign the efile forms (corporate officer, partner, LLC member, etc.). Learn more about signer delegation.

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