Form limitations for 1065 partnership return electronic filing

Alerts and notices

For this tax year, the IRS will not accept partnership returns for electronic filing under the following conditions.

  • Returns with tax period ending dates prior to December 2015.
  • A number less than 0 (zero) entered in various fields throughout the return. Review and clear all ELF Critical diagnostics before creating the electronic file.
  • An amended or superseded technical termination return
  • A return with pre-calculated penalties and interest

Note: For a list of 1065 forms and schedules the IRS does not support for electronic filing, see Forms that are not included in the electronic file (FAQ).

For this tax year, we will not accept returns for electronic filing under the following conditions.

  • Form 8082, Page 2 cannot be electronically filed.
  • Form 8275, Page 2 cannot be electronically filed.
  • Form 8275-R, Page 2 cannot be electronically filed.
  • Form 8621, Page 1, Part II, Item G (if marked) cannot be electronically filed.
  • Form 8621, Page 1, Part II, Item H (if marked) cannot be electronically filed.

Related topic: Entering data for 1065 electronic returns overview