1040-US ELF: Error Code F2441-016

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MFA required for electronic filing

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Error Code F2441-016: If Form 2441, Line 11 'CreditForChildAndDepdCareAmt' has a non-zero value, then one of the following must have a value on Line 1c: 'SSN' or 'EIN' or 'TaxExemptCd' or 'LivingAbroadFrgnCareProviderCd' or 'DueDiligenceCd'.

The return will need to be filed on paper due to an IRS limitation. Enter F2441-016 as the error code in the IRS error reject code (ERC)/ERC number field under Form 8948 - Paper Filing Exceptions on Screen ELF in the Electronic Filing folder. Refer to 1040 - US ELF: Form 8948 - Paper Filing Exceptions for more information.

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