1040-US ELF: W2 and 1099R diagnostics regarding "Return does not qualify for electronic filing..."

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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.

You may receive the following types of diagnostics when Form W-2 or Form 1099-R are included in the client's return:

ELF Critical

Return does not qualify for electronic filing for the following reasons:

* Complete boxes B, C, & 15 (if applicable) on Screen W2, unit 1


* Form W-2, unit 2 not included in the electronic file, Box 1 wages not entered

* Form 1099, unit 1 not included in the electronic file, no withholding

ELF Critical

Complete boxes B, C, &15 (if applicable) on Screen W2, employer ABC Company

This diagnostic may have several solutions:


A diagnostic is generated on the FYI tab when Form W-2 for ELF or Form 1099R for ELF facsimiles are not included in the e-file.

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