Electronic filing guidelines for 1040 Screen ELF

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MFA required for electronic filing

Effective May 3rd, the 2017 version of UltraTax CS requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) to access the electronic filing transmission feature in CS Connect.

Thomson Reuters is committed to proactively evolving our security features to help you protect your firm and your clients' data. For more information about multi-factor authentication, see Multi-factor authentication overview.

If you have used an override to force a form to print, the IRS may reject the associated electronically filed return. To enable or disable this feature, click the Form View Form View button button, then choose Edit > Overrides > Force Form To Print.

The following field description provides information about entering data for the required field in 1040 Screen ELF.

Field Description
File this return electronically Enter X if you intend to file this return electronically. UltraTax CS automatically enters X in this field when the electronic file is created or checked for errors in the File > Print Returns dialog.

Related topic: Entering data for 1040 electronic returns overview

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