No Social Security number for a child who was born and died during the year

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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 do I do for a child that was born and died during the year and the taxpayer did not receive a Social Security number for the child?

In the Dependents statement dialog in Screen 1040, enter D in the SSN column and "DIED" displays as prescribed by the IRS. This meets the Social Security number requirement for purposes of the exemption amount, Child Tax credit, Schedule EIC, and Child and Dependent Care credit.

Note: Dependents with "DIED" as the SSN do not proforma to the following year.

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