1041-US ELF: Error Code R0000-905-01

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Error Code R0000-905-01: Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN) in the Return Header must be listed in the e-File database and in accepted status.

If you get this error code, you need to call the IRS and verify that you are approved to electronically file returns. You would have had to file Form 8633 and marked the applicable return checkbox. You can call the IRS at (866) 255-0654 to complete the application by phone.

Note: In conjunction with this error, you may also receive IRS Letter 5903. If you did receive Letter 5903, follow the instructions on the IRS website to re-activate your e-Services account. If you correctly entered your EFIN and did not receive Letter 5903, call the IRS e-file help line at 1-866-255-0654 to find out the status of your EFIN.

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