The IRS is offering electronic filing of Form 8849 will satisfy the Congressional mandate to provide filers an electronic option for filing Form 8849, Schedule 3. Schedules 1, 2, 5, 6 and 8, are also available for efiling through www.TaxExcise.com.
How will Form 8849 e-file improve results? Refunds for an electronically filed Form 8849, with Schedule 2, 3 or 8, will be processed within 20 days of acceptance by the IRS. All other Form 8849 schedules are processed within 45 days of acceptance. Much faster than Paper filing method
Will refunds be sent electronically? Currently, Excise refunds are manually processed and distributed in the form of paper checks. IRS is working to make an electronic refund option available.