Desktop Message Center Message 1/19/2022
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Reject Code: S3-F1040-019 | Category: Data Mismatch | Severity: Reject
If Schedule 3 (Form 1040), 'RfdblCrForChildAndDepdCareAmt' has a value greater than zero, then it must be equal to Form 2441, 'RfdblCrForChildAndDepdCareAmt'.Solution: Go in to the return, go to Credits > Child & Dependent Care Expenses Credit > verify Form 2441 information is present, exit the return and re-transmit.
Reject Code: F8962-070 | Category: Missing Document | Severity: Reject
The e-File database indicates that Form 8962 or a binary attachment with description containing "ACA Explanation" must be present in the return. Solution: Go in to the return, go to Tax Computation > Excess Premium Tax Credit Repayment > verify that Form 8962 is filled out, exit the return and re-transmit. The IRS will not accept this return electronically if it does not include Form 8962.
Federal Reject IND-181-01
The Primary Taxpayer did not enter a valid Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN). Solution: Please visit www.irs.gov/getanippin for further information and re-transmit the return with the correct number entered in the Personal Information Menu. Additional information can be reviewed here.
***There are variations of this reject for the spouse and dependents. The solution is the same.
Reject Code: F1040-164-01 | Category: Missing Data | Severity: Reject
Form 8862 must be present in the return with Earned Income Credit Claimed Indicator checked. The e-File database indicates the taxpayer must file Form 8862 to claim Earned Income Credit after disallowance. Solution: Go in to the return, go to Miscellaneous Forms > Information to Claim Certain Refundable Credits After Disallowance > Questions For Claiming Earned Income Credit. Exit the return and re-transmit. The IRS will not accept this return electronically if it does not include Form 8862.