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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.

The following includes answers to common questions about electronic filing.


Is there a mandate for electronically filed fiduciary returns?

Do I need to file an application to electronically file returns?

How is the name control determined?

How many years of returns does the IRS support for electronic filing?

Which UltraTax/1041 forms are not included in the electronic file, but allow the return to be filed electronically?

Which forms in UltraTax/1041 are not eligible for electronic filing?

Which UltraTax/1041 Worksheets are included in the electronic file?

How can I print Form 8879-F prior to creating the electronic file?

FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)

How do I extend FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR)?

Do I need to register with the BSA E-File System to file FBAR / FinCEN Form 114 through UltraTax CS?

How do I suppress the FinCEN Form 114 (FBAR) electronic file?

Data entry

How does UltraTax CS warn me to not enter data in a return after the return's electronic file has been created and is ready for transmission?


Can I electronically file 1041 extensions?

How do I create a batch of electronic extensions?

Can I electronically file extensions with estimated tax payments for trusts?

Common error codes

Why am I getting IRS error code R0000-905-01 when electronically filing Form 7004?

What does IRS error code X0000-005 mean?

Why am I getting IRS error code R0000-901-01 when electronically filing Form 7004?

Payments and refunds

If I have a balance due, what payment options are available for electronic filing?


For which states does UltraTax/1041 offer electronic filing?

Do states have electronic filing application requirements?

Previously filed returns

What should I do if I have electronically transmitted a return within the last 24 to 48 hours and have not yet received an acknowledgment from the IRS?

Can amended returns be electronically filed?

How many days do I have to resubmit an electronically filed return or extension if the return or extension was rejected by the IRS?

What do I need to consider when resubmitting an electronically filed return or extension?

Related topic: 1041 frequently asked questions

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