1041-US ELF: Electronic filing FAQs

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IRS filing deadline update

The IRS MeF system is now processing returns, and the filing deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. For the latest details, see UltraTax CS alerts and notices.

The following includes answers to common questions about electronic filing.

General

Is there a mandate for electronically filed fiduciary returns?

Do I need to file an application to electronically file returns?

How is the name control determined?

How many years of returns does the IRS support for electronic filing?

Which UltraTax/1041 forms are not included in the electronic file, but allow the return to be filed electronically?

Which forms in UltraTax/1041 are not eligible for electronic filing?

Which UltraTax/1041 Worksheets are included in the electronic file?

How can I print Form 8879-F prior to creating the electronic file?

FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)

How do I extend FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR)?

Do I need to register with the BSA E-File System to file FBAR / FinCEN Form 114 through UltraTax CS?

How do I suppress the FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR) electronic file?

Data entry

How does UltraTax CS warn me to not enter data in a return after the return's electronic file has been created and is ready for transmission?

Extensions

Can I electronically file 1041 extensions?

How do I create a batch of electronic extensions?

Can I electronically file extensions with estimated tax payments for trusts?

Common error codes

Why am I getting IRS error code R0000-905-01 when electronically filing Form 7004?

What does IRS error code X0000-005 mean?

Why am I getting IRS error code R0000-901-01 when electronically filing Form 7004?

Payments and refunds

If I have a balance due, what payment options are available for electronic filing?

States

For which states does UltraTax/1041 offer electronic filing?

Do states have electronic filing application requirements?

Previously filed returns

What should I do if I have electronically transmitted a return within the last 24 to 48 hours and have not yet received an acknowledgment from the IRS?

Can amended returns be electronically filed?

How many days do I have to resubmit an electronically filed return or extension if the return or extension was rejected by the IRS?

What do I need to consider when resubmitting an electronically filed return or extension?

Related topic: 1041 frequently asked questions

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