Suppressing 1120 federal electronic files when creating state electronic files

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By default, UltraTax CS creates a federal electronic file when you create the electronic file via the Print Returns or Print Extensions dialog if you mark the File this return electronically or File extension electronically checkbox in Screen ELF.

You can create state-only and city-only electronic files without the federal return. This option is useful when you are not electronically filing the federal return or when you must re-file the state return due to errors. For the most up-to-date information on which states support electronic filing, see the State Electronic Filing Guide

Note: If the federal return has been accepted but one or more state returns have been rejected, you must suppress the federal return when re-creating the state returns.

To create only a state electronic file for a client without creating the federal electronic file, enter X in the Suppress the creation of: Federal electronic file when only filing a state return, extension or FinCEN Form 114 electronically field in Screen ELF.

Note: You also have options for suppressing the automatic creation of state electronic returns when electronically filing only a federal return. To create only a federal electronic file, enter in the Suppress the creation of: State electronic file when only filing the federal return, extension or FinCEN Form 114 electronically field in Screen ELF.


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