1040-US ELF: Error code SH-F1040-003

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Error code SH-F1040-003: Schedule H (Form 1040), 'EmployerEIN' must not be equal to the 'PrimarySSN' or the 'SpouseSSN' in the Return Header.

Access Screen H, located under the Taxes folder, and verify the entered EIN. If the EIN is indeed correct, then the return will need to be paper filed. The IRS will not allow an EIN on Schedule H that is the same as the taxpayer's or spouse's SSN.

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