990-US ELF: Error code R0000-029

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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.

Error message

Error code R0000-029: If the Signature Option "PIN Number" is selected (the element "SignatureOption" in the Return Header has a value of "PIN Number") then the following fields must have a value in the Return Header: "PractitionerPIN", "TaxpayerPIN", "Name" of the "Officer", "Title" of the "Officer", "DateSigned" and "PINEnteredBy" Indicator.


This error is generated for 990 returns and extensions during e-file error checking when the Signature Officer is not designated in the Officer Information dialog.  To designate the Signature Officer, choose View > Contributor/Officer > Officer Information and mark the Signature Officer checkbox on the Officer Information tab of the applicable officer. Verify all officer information is input for the Signature Officer, including Title.

Related topic: Entering officer information (990).

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