1040-US ELF: Error Code F2441-018

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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.

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Error Code F2441-018: For each Form 2441, Part I, Line 1(b) which is a 'USAddress' or 'ForeignAddress', the corresponding Line 1(c) must have a value for 'SSN' or 'EIN' or 'TaxExemptCd' or 'LivingAbroadFrgnCareProviderCd' or 'DueDiligenceCd'.


The return will need to be filed on paper. Enter F2441-018 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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