1041-US ELF: IRS error code X0000-005 (FAQ)

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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.


What does IRS error code X0000-005 mean?


This error code means that your return does not conform to the IRS specifications for electronic filing. Confirm that the following conform to the IRS specifications.

If, after you check the above items, you still get this error code, you need to call CS Product Support at 800-968-0600 to determine why your return has been rejected.

Related topic: 1041-US ELF: Electronic filing FAQs

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