1040 - US ELF: ELF Critical Diagnostic - Complete boxes B, C, & 15 (if applicable) on Screen W2, employer [name]

Alerts and notices

Verify the following on Screen W2, located under the Income folder, to resolve this diagnostic. Note that if there are multiple Screens W2, then each one will need to be reviewed.

  • If Box B (EIN) is blank, UltraTax CS will not create the e-file due to Error Code 122. Box B is required on a paper W-2; therefore, is required for e-filing.
  • If Box C (Address) is blank, UltraTax CS will not create the e-file due to Error Codes 123, 290 and 291. Box C is required on a paper W-2; therefore, is required for e-filing.
  • If Box 15 is blank, UltraTax CS will create the e-file; however, the State information will not be included on the W-2 facsimile, which may cause State error rejections.