1040-US ELF: Error Code FW2-499

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Error Code FW2-499:  Form W-2, Line B 'EmployerEIN' is invalid for processing an Individual e-filed return.

When receiving this error, you'll want to verify the EIN entered on Screen W2, located under the Income folder, has been entered correctly.  Note you may have more than one W2, so you'll want to verify all EINs entered.  If there's an EIN to correct, enter the correct one and then recreate and resubmit the electronic file.  If all EINs have been entered correctly, then you'll need to paper file the return as the IRS is not recognizing the EIN as valid.  Refer to 1040 - US ELF:  Form 8948 - Paper Filing Exceptions.

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