1041-US ELF: Error Code F1041-081

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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.

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Error Code F1041-081: The year of the 'FiduciarySignatureDt' in the Return Header must be equal to the processing year.

Change the Signature date on Screen ELF, located under the Electronic Filing folder, to the year transmitted.

For example, the taxpayer(s) signed the return in December while the IRS Modernized e-File (MeF) system was down for maintenance. When transmitting in January or February of the following year, the December date will be rejected by the IRS with rejection code F1041-081. Enter the January or February date in the year the electronic file is transmitted in the Signature date field in Screen ELF. Re-create and retransmit the electronic file.

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