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If your tax return got rejected by the IRS or state, search the rejection code below for detailed instructions on how to correct your tax return. Don't worry: a rejection of an e-filed tax return usually requires only a small correction. You can then re-efile at no additional charge.

If you did not prepare and e-file your tax return through eFile.com, you can still search the rejection codes below as they are the same codes issued by the IRS and states. However, the instruction on how to correct your return might not match the site where you prepared or e-filed your return. Contact us here at eFile.com for additional assistance.

Once you have searched your rejection code, sign back into your tax return. You will see similar step-by-step instructions on how to correct your tax return on the right side of the page after sign in. Once you have completed the correction, click continue and eFile your tax return again at no extra charge.

Search instructions for tax return rejections

  • By rejection code: Enter either the complete rejection code or parts of the code below.
  • By rejection keyword: Only enter keywords e.g. AGI, SSN, Adjusted Gross Income. Do not enter phrases e.g. "Why was my return rejected" or "my AGI is wrong"

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Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the primary SSN or Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) for you or one of your dependents on the federal return is incorrect OR has already been used on a filed return with the IRS. If applicable, this might also apply to your state tax return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and click Name and Address on the left side menu.

Scroll down and make the necessary correction. Update your and/or your Dependent's SSN or TIN. Save the changes, click Continue, and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free.

However, if you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly and you keep getting rejected for any reasons, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. Sign your return and mail it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere. If you have data security concerns, visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the date of birth you entered for yourself, your spouse, or your dependent does not match what the IRS has in their records.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/signin and click Name and Address on the left side menu of your account screen. Here, check your date of birth and/or your spouse's date of birth if needed. Correct any dates of birth and save your changes. If you need to correct your dependent's date of birth, go to your Child or Dependent screen for that dependent, correct the date of birth there, and save your changes. Click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

Attention: However, if you entered the information correctly and you still get rejected, then the issue is with the IRS:

  • Contact the IRS—their number is 1-800-829-1040—and ask about your birth date.
  • Contact Social Security and see if the issue with the birth date is with them, since they share data with the IRS: Social Security Administration.

If the IRS cannot correct this now, sign back into your eFile.com return and click on My Account. There, download the PDF file and then, PRINT, SIGN, and MAIL your federal return to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions to find the correct address based on your resident state.

You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail since they may need to correct their records.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because a dependent on your return has already been claimed by another person OR the dependent filed their own return and did not indicate that they can be claimed as a dependent on another person's return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and click Federal Taxes on the left side menu in your account. Then, open the Dependent tab to see your child or dependent(s). You can then verify that the dependent information is correct and/or remove the dependent that cannot be claimed.

Note: This does not necessarily mean someone had the right to claim the dependent. If this is the case, you will need to PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and mail it to the IRS, because the IRS e-file system will reject your return as it is now until the other return is amended. Find the right address to use based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency as well.

If you think the SSN of the dependent in question might have been used fraudulently, learn more here: Someone Claimed Your Kid, Dependent, What Can You Do? (efile.com). When you mail the return, you may need to include the documentation listed on the linked page.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because you are under the age of 16 and/or have never filed a tax return before.

Solution: Since the IRS is not allowing your return to be electronically filed, please sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and click Name and Address on the left side menu of your account. Here, verify the date of birth entered; make any corrections and save them, then click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return at no extra charge.

However, if the date of birth is correct, please download  your return(s) from your My Account (upper right) after sign in. Then PRINT, SIGN and MAIL it to the IRS. The IRS does not allow returns from taxpayers under the age of 16 to be efiled if this is their first return. The IRS will allow you to e-file your return next year. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency: https://www.efile.com/states/

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because for certain reasons, it cannot be electronically filed. Do not worry; it doesn't mean that there is anything wrong with your return. In some cases, the IRS requests that a return must be paper-filed instead of efiled.

Solution: Since the IRS is not allowing your return to be electronically filed, sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click My Account on the top of your account screen, and click on your return PDF link to download and print your return. Sign your return and mail it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Name OR Social Security Number (SSN) you entered for your spouse does not match what the IRS has in their records. The IRS receives this information from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click Name and Address on the left side menu in your account, scroll down to Spouse SSN and verify if it is correct. Be sure to make any corrections and save them. Then, click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

However, if you entered the information correctly, PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail since they may need to correct their records.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State Tax Agency—not eFile.com—has rejected your State Tax Return because you efiled it with your Federal Tax Return and the IRS rejected your Federal Return. State returns cannot be accepted until Federal Returns are accepted by the IRS first.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click File on the left side menu of your account screen, and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your State Return (and your Federal return, if you have not done so yet) at no extra charge. If you need to add any State forms, click on State Taxes on the left. If your State Return keeps getting rejected for any reason, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the state tax agency. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. Make sure you have it postmarked by your state tax agency's deadline (see state deadlines at https://www.efile.com/states/) so it's considered filed on time. Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the IRS is requiring you to Print and Mail your Tax Return instead of e-filing it. Your AGI has been rejected multiple times while attempting to efile your Tax Return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Please sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click My Account on the top of your account screen, and click on the link to DOWNLOAD and PRINT your return, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail since they may need to correct their records.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: What to do when the IRS rejects your 2023 tax return even if you entered the correct 2022 AGI or Adjusted Gross Income amount?

2022 AGI Solution: The IRS AGI rejections have been a problem for the last 3 years. Taxpayers get rightfully frustrated and can't accept the fact that when they enter the correct 2022 AGI amount as listed on line 11 of their 2022 Form 1040, the IRS rejects the return even though the AGI amount is correct.

These 2022 AGI rejections are not an eFile.com tax app transfer issue. This issue is an amount miss-match of the 2022 AGI entered by the taxpayer and the 2022 AGI amount stored by the IRS AGI verification system.

We recommend taking these steps to get the 2022 AGI rejection issue solved:

Step

Instructions
Step 1:
Actual 2022 AGI $ amount
Make sure you entered the correct 2022 AGI amount during checkout (verify on Form 1040, line 11). If are filing as married filing joint (MFJ) for 2023, enter the same AGI amount for your spouse if you also filed married filing joint in 2022. If you got married in 2023 and your spouse had a different 2022 AGI, then enter this amount during checkout. If you got divorced in 2023 enter the 2022 MFJ joint return for 2023.
Step 2:
2022 Tax Amendment AGI
If Step 1 failed and only if you filed a tax amendment for tax year 2022, enter you and your spouse's (if MFJ) adjusted tax amendment based AGI instead of the AGI from your original return on Form 1040 line 11. If you did not file as MFJ in 2022, try and enter your actual 2022 AGI and the spouse's AGI as 0 and vice versa.
Step 3:
0 (Zero) as 2022 AGI
If Step 1 and 2 failed or do not apply, enter 0 (as in the number zero) for you and your spouse (if MFJ) as your 2022 AGI. If you did not file as MFJ in 2022, try and enter your actual 2022 AGI and the spouse's AGI as 0 and vice versa.
Step 4:
2022 Tax Transcript
If Step 1, 2, and 3 failed, get a free 2022 tax transcript as the IRS might have adjusted your 2022 AGI without your knowledge. Get the transcript here https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript (be prepared for the ID.me based verification process on the IRS site) or call the automated Internal Revenue Service Transcript Order Line at 1-800-908-9946. You might have to wait 5 days to get the 2022 transcript with your AGI mailed to you.
Step 5:
Mail In
As the last option and only if Steps 1-4 have failed and only after you have contacted eFile.com, download, print, sign, and mail your return from your eFile.com My Account. Do not mail your state return to the IRS but only to the respective state agency. See mailing instructions here.

  • Note: The 2022 AGI here is only used to verify your identity. If the IRS has for some reason not updated your correct 2022 AGI, then they will have stored it as 0, thus if you enter 0, you have verified your identity. This is NOT an indication that your actual and correct 2022 AGI is false or incorrect on your tax return and you will NOT get in trouble for this.
  • Tip: Once your tax return got rejected as a result of Step 1, do not try to e-File your tax return over and over again with the same correct 2022 AGI entries. Instead, move on to the next step and DO NOT SKIP Steps 3 and 4 if 1 and/or 2 have failed. 

Sign into your eFile.com account

Next year, your AGI will be stored conveniently for you in your eFile.com account under My Account

You can read more here about IRS backlogs that might have caused this issue via the taxpayer advocate's report: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/pdf/6506.pdf

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Name or Social Security Number (SSN) entered for yourself does not match what the IRS has in their records. The IRS receives this information from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click Name and Address on the left side menu of your account screen, and check your name and/or SSN. Correct any information and save your changes. Click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

However, if you entered the information correctly, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail since they may need to correct their records.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Employer Identification Number (EIN) you entered from a W-2 does not match the number that the IRS has for this employer. Either you entered the number incorrectly from the W-2 OR the employer provided an incorrect EIN to you.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Please sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click Federal Taxes/Review on the left side menu in your account, click the "I'd like to see all federal forms" link, and click the name of your W-2 screen(s). On your W-2 screen(s), double check the EIN number, make any corrections, and save your changes. Then, click File on the left side menu and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your federal and state returns at no extra charge. If you have already done this and are still getting the same rejection message from the IRS, contact your employer and ask them to verify the EIN. If you still cannot correct and re-efile your return for any reason, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because you did not enter a valid Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP-PIN) on your e-filed return.

The IP PIN is a 6-digit number assigned by the IRS, or requested by eligible taxpayers, to taxpayers who had their identities stolen to file fraudulent tax returns. It provides an extra layer of protection on an e-Filed return and helps to prevent the misuse of their Social Security Numbers on fraudulent Federal Income Tax Returns.

Solution: You can retrieve a new IP-PIN here:

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

If you're unable to retrieve your IP PIN online via the link above, call 800-908-4490, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time), to have your IP PIN reissued over the phone. An assistant will verify your identity and mail your IP PIN to your address of record within 21 days.

Exceptions:

    If you’ve moved since January 1 of this year, or
    It’s after October 14 and you haven’t filed your current or prior year Forms 1040 or 1040 PR/SS.

You can also schedule an appointment at a Taxpayer Assistance Center and get your IP-PIN there. You will have to provide information listed on the page after you clicked.

Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts until you reach the screen asking you if you received an IP-PIN. Answer Yes and enter your IP-PIN in the box on the next screen.

Follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

However, if you cannot get your return accepted with your current or new IP-PIN, please download your return from your My Account. Then print, sign and mail it to the IRS. Find the right address to use at https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/. You may also need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Income Tax Return because another taxpayer has claimed you on their tax return and that return is accepted. This happens many times if a child/student files a return but is claimed as a dependent on his or her parent's return. Or, if Form 1040—Primary Claim As Dependent—is not checked, then the Primary SSN can not be the same as a Dependent SSN on another return.

Solution: Let's fix this so your IRS return will be accepted. Please sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address on the left side menu in your account, and select the "Yes" option reporting that someone can claim you as a dependent. Click the green "Save" button at the bottom to save your changes.

If you cannot be claimed as a dependent, this does not necessarily mean they had the right to claim you as a dependent. Please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IL State Tax Agency—not eFile.com—rejected your IL State Tax Return because your IL signature for yourself and/or your spouse does not match the IL Department of Revenue's records.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IL state acceptance.

Please sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click File on the left side menu in your account, and follow all the on-screen prompts until you reach the screen asking for your IL signature. You can enter one of three options for your IL signature: 1) Your 2018 AGI on your IL return, 2) Your 8-digit IL-PIN, which you can obtain from the tax agency website here: https://www.revenue.state.il.us/app/pini/servlet/PINInquiry or 3) Your IL driver's license or state ID number. If you do not have any of this information, you can not eFile your return and thus must PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IL State Tax Agency. The address is on the form. Or, check here:  Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Income Tax Return because your SSN is already on another Tax Return and that return has been accepted by the IRS.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Please sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click Name and Address on the left side menu in your account, and correct the SSN on that screen. Click the green "Save" button at the bottom to save your changes.

If you entered your SSN correctly, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Income Tax Return because your dependent's SSN was already used on another Tax Return as a Primary Taxpayer or Spouse and that return has been accepted. Only one return with the same SSN can be accepted by the IRS per tax year.

Solution:

Step 1: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Federal Taxes/Review on the left side menu in your account, click the "I'd like to see all federal forms" link, click the Child or Other Dependent screen, correct the SSN on that screen, and click the green "Save" button at the bottom to save your changes.

Step 2: Ask your Dependent(s) if they filed a return but did not indicate that somebody else could claim them on their return.

Step 3: If Step 1 and 2 do not work please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. Then, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Income Tax Return because you must add Form 8862 to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit since you were not allowed to claim the credit in a previous Tax Year.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and you should see the error message with a link that will bring you right to the Form 8862.

Otherwise, click federal taxes, review, then the "I'd like to see all federal forms" link, search for 8862, click the "Add form" button next to the Information To Claim Refundable Credits After Disallowance result, complete the screen, and click the green "Save" button at the bottom to save your changes.

In the event that you cannot or do not want to re-efile your return, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. Then, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with any questions on this.

Problem: The State of California—not eFile.com—rejected your California Income Tax Return because the Social Security Number (SSN) of the primary or spouse has been used on an accepted CA tax return.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, and check all your SSN entries. If you don't see an error, do not submit or re-efile your CA return. Please PRINT your CA return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the State of CA.  Visit the CA state page for more detail.  Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The Spouse AGI—Adjusted Gross Income—you entered on your Tax Return does not match IRS AGI records.

Solution: Sign in to your eFile.com account and click File to re-efile your return. During the checkout process, you will be prompted to enter your and your spouse's AGI. Here, re-enter your spouse's correct AGI as listed on your or her last year's Tax Return. If your spouse did not file a return in the previous year, or if your return has been rejected even though you are certain you are entering the correct AGI, enter "0" for your spouse's AGI. See how to find your and your spouse's AGI here. If you cannot locate it, please print and mail your current eFile.com tax return to the IRS and get it postmarked before April 15 as the AGI is not required for verification on paper returns.

Contact us with questions on this.

Problem: The AGI—Adjusted Gross Income—you entered on your Tax Return or Extension doesn't match IRS AGI records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click File to begin the checkout process. During this, enter your correct AGI as listed on your last year's Tax Return and re-efile your return at no extra charge. See how to find your previous AGI; you can also get a tax transcript with the previous year AGI here.

If you keep getting rejected even though your AGI is entered correctly, then sign in to your account and click on "My Account." There, download, print, sign, and mail in your tax return or tax extension to the IRS and get it postmarked before Tax Day, as the AGI is not required for verification on paper returns.

The mailing address for returns is here: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

The mailing address for the tax extension form 4686 is on the form: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/pdf/0005.pdf

Contact us here for further assistance on this.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the Social Security Number (SSN) you entered for your dependent doesn't match what the IRS has in their records from the Social Security Administration (SSA).

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Federal Taxes/Review on the left side menu in your account, click the "I'd like to see all federal forms" link, click the Child or Other Dependent screen, correct the SSN on that screen, and click the green "Save" button at the bottom to save your changes. Then, re-efile your return by clicking File on the left.

If the SSN is correct, please PRINT your return from your account, sign it, and MAIL it to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency. Then, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and discuss your tax return in more detail.

Contact us with further questions on this.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because your date of birth does not match what the IRS has in their records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and follow the instructions to make the necessary corrections and re-efile your federal and state returns for free. Your name, date of birth, and social security number are all found under the Name & Address tab.

If you keep getting rejected, the issue is most likely on the IRS side. At this point, you should click on "My Account" and download the PDF file of the tax year in question. Then, print, sign, and mail in your return.

Here are the addresses based on the address on your return:

https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

You might then want to follow up with the Social Security Administration and consider calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040

Contact us with questions.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because IRS records show that your SSN belongs to a deceased taxpayer.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on Name and Address on the left side of your account screen, and review your SSN to see that you entered it correctly. If it's incorrect, correct it and save your changes. Then, click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-efile your federal and state returns for free.

However, if the SSN is correct, please PRINT your returns from your account, sign them, and MAIL them to the IRS and state tax agency. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. The mailing address for your state return can be found on your return PDF or by finding your state at https://www.efile.com/states/

You might then want to follow up with either the Social Security Administration and/or contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 to discuss your tax return in more detail. 

Contact us if you have further questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your return because the Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP-PIN) you entered doesn't match IRS records.

Solution: The IRS-issued IP-PIN is required to e-file if you are assigned one. Get a new and free IP-PIN online here: 

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

Once you have this new IP-PIN, sign into your eFile.com account, click on File, proceed through the checkout and efile process again, enter your IP-PIN on the appropriate screen, and re-efile your federal and state returns at no charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your return because your spouse's date of birth doesn't match the IRS records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on Name and Address on the left side of your account screen, and review your spouse's date of birth. If it's incorrect, correct it and save your changes. Then, cilck File on the right side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts to re-eFile your federal and/or state returns at no additional charge.

However, if you entered it correctly, you need to print your return(s) from your account, sign it, and mail the return(s) to the IRS and/or state tax agency. Contact Social Security and see if the issue with the birth date is with them, as they are responsible for providing this data to the IRS: Social Security Administration. You should also call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and ask about your spouse's birth date.

Contact us with questions here: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because you're required to submit a First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment with your return.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and follow the instructions to correct it. Re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can also manually search for and add the form under Federal Taxes > Review by searching for "first time homebuyer" and adding the applicable form(s).

Contact us here for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because your Social Security Number (SSN) is listed on an accepted Married Filing Separately tax return as the spouse.

Solution: Log into your eFile.com account, click on Name and Address on the left side of your eFile.com account screen, and correct your SSN. Then, click File on the left and re-efile your federal and state returns for free.

If the SSN is correct, you will need to PRINT your returns from your account, sign them, and MAIL them to the IRS. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. You may also need to call the IRS support line at 1-800-829-1040 to inform them of this issue and ask them how to proceed.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because your Social Security Number (SSN) is listed on an accepted Married Filing Jointly tax return (or a Head of Household return with the spouse exemption claimed) as the spouse.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on Name & Address on the green section on the left. On the right side, verify all SSN numbers. Make the necessary changes and re-file by clicking File for free.

If they are correct and you or your spouse were not listed on another return, please visit this page about Identity Theft.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because a Payer Federal ID number or EIN you entered from your 1099-R form doesn't match IRS records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on "My Return" in the green section in the upper left and read the instruction message on the right. Then, click on Federal Taxes and Income on the left and you will find your 1099 entry (or entries) at the bottom. Click on them and verify the Payer or EIN number.

Once completed, checkout again and re-efile at no charge.

If you are not sure what to do, please contact us with your questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

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STATES

Problem: Your Tax Return needs a correction. Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your tax return. You need to correct it and re-efile so it can be accepted.

Solution: Sign in to eFile.com and then click on Federal Taxes on the left.

Then click on Review below and on the right side the link: "I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form"

Scroll through your forms to find form 8915-F.  Please update the FEMA code on this form and re-efile your federal and state returns at no additional charges.

Contact us here for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: If the IRS rejected one or more of these credits: EITC, CTC, ACTC or AOTC, you may have received a letter stating that the credit was disallowed. That means you'll need to add Information To Claim Refundable Credits After Dis-allowance to your return.

In order to take credit in a given or future tax year, you must re-certify yourself by filing Form 8862 with your tax return. Sometimes the IRS will automatically re-certify you and send you a CP74 or other letter to let you know that you do not have to file Form 8862 with your tax return to receive the credit.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on My Return and follow the instructions on the right side of your screen: Click on the green button "Add Information To Claim Refundable Credits After Disallowance" on that page. Complete the form and re-efile your federal and state returns at no extra charge.

If you were advised that you must file a Form 8862 to receive a credit in a future year and did not receive CP74 or another notice telling you that you have been re-certified, file Form 8862 with your tax return or the credit will be denied.

Contact us here for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

1. Please sign in to your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Check the message regarding your George State Return on the right side of your page.

3. Contact us for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

 

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because the Social Security Number (SSN) or birth year of one or more of your dependents does not match the data in the IRS e-file database.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and follow the instructions on the right side to correct this. You can find your dependent information under Federal Taxes > Dependents. Once you have made the correction, click File to re-efile for free.

If, however, you have entered everything correctly, then the IRS or Social Security Administration may have inaccurate records. You will need to print and mail your return for this purpose. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us for further help.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because the Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP-PIN) you entered was not valid, or the IP-PIN of a Dependent was incorrect.

Solutions:

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

If you can not create an account for a new IP-PIN via the link above, call this number (800-908-4490) between Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time). Your identity will be verified over the phone and a new IP-PIN will be mailed to your address of record within 21 days.

Exceptions:

    If you’ve moved since January 1 of this year, or
    It’s after October 14 and you haven’t filed your current or prior year return.

Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and see Dependents under the Federal Taxes section. Towards the bottom of this page, you will see advanced options which will give you the option to elect to enter an IP-PIN for your dependent. Include this or correct the entry. Then, Save and click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts until you reach the screen asking you if you received an IP-PIN. Answer Yes and enter your IP PIN in the box on the next screen.

Follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

However, if you cannot get your return accepted with your current or new IP-PIN, please download your return from your My Account. Then PRINT, sign and MAIL it to the IRS (include W-2 forms).

Find the mailing address at https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/.

You may also need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because of the medical expenses you entered. 

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on My Return, and follow the instructions. As of Jan. 1, 2019, you can only deduct the amount of the total un-reimbursed allowable medical care expenses for the tax year which exceeds 7.5% of your adjusted gross income: https://www.efile.com/medical-deductions/

Make the correction and re-efile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us if you have questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ click on My Return and follow the instructions on the right side to correct this. Re-efile your state and/or federal returns at no additional charge.

Contact us here for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

 

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STATES

Problem: Your Return was rejected due to an unexpected error.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on "My Return" in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-eFile at no additional charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on "My Return" on the upper left and check for the message on the lower right side.

Please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

 

Problem: Your California Tax Return needs some corrections.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on "My Return" in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-eFile at no additional charge, or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on "My Return" on the upper left and check for the message on the lower right side.

Please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Income Tax Return because you must add Form 8862 to claim the Child Tax Credit or other dependent/additional child tax credit since you were not allowed to claim the credit in a previous Tax Year.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and follow the instructions to correct it. Re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

You can manually add the form under Federal Taxes, click Review, search for 8862 and add the Information to Claim Refundable Credits After Disallowance form.

Contact us here for further help.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your return because the Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP-PIN) you entered for your spouse doesn't match IRS records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on File, proceed through the check out and efile process again and enter your spouse's IP-PIN on the appropriate screen and re-efile your federal and state returns for free. 

You can retrieve your IP-PIN here: https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Oregon—not eFile.com—rejected your return because the totals on Schedule OR-A are not correct.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on File and proceed through the check out and efile process again. Make corrections to Oregon Schedule OR-A (it must match what you entered on 40, 40N or 40P) and re-eFile your federal and/or Oregon state return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Oregon—not eFile.com—rejected your return because the Oregon Signature Checkbox is missing.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and click on My Return in the upper left. There you will see additional information on the right side.

Click on File on the left side and add the Oregon Signature Checkbox and re-efile your federal and/or Oregon state returns again at no additional charge. 

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of California—not eFile.com—rejected your return because there is a problem with Schedule CA 540.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on My Return in the upper left for more detailed information on the lower right side on how to correct this:

Schedule CA (540, Part II or 540NR, Part III), Line 8d, column (A), (B) and (C) [MortgageInsurancePremiums] must be equal to zero if present.

Schedule CA (540, Part II or 540NR, Part III), Line 8d, column (A), (B) and (C) [MortgageInsurancePremiums] must be equal to zero if present.

Schedule CA (540, Part II or 540NR, Part III), Line 10, column (B) [TotalInterestPaid] must equal to Line 9 [InvestmentInterest].

You can make the changes under the State Taxes tab.

Click on File on the left side and go through the checkout again. After you have made the correction, you can re-eFile your Returns at no additional charge as often as needed.

Contact us with questions.

 

Problem: The State of Illinois—not eFile.com—has rejected the secondary taxpayer driver license signature field because it does not exactly match what the State has on record.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and click on My Return. Here, follow the instructions on the right side to correct this. You can either correct the spouse's Illinois driver's license/state ID information or use a different signature verification method on your Illinois return. Note: If the spouse didn't file an Illinois return last year, his or her Illinois driver's license/state ID is the only signature verification method available to them. If they don't have this, you'll need to file a paper return this year. Next year, however, you should be able to e-file.

After that, you can re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us for further help.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because your spouse is required to submit a First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment with your return.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on My Return and follow the instructions on the right side to correct this.

Then re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us here for further help.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because your dependent's Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth on Schedule EIC doesn't match IRS records. Please correct either the SSN or the birthdate.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on My Return and follow the instructions on the right side to correct this.

Then re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us here for further help.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because you checked the box indicating that your dependent qualifies for the Child Tax Credit, but the dependent is 17 or older. 

Solution: According to IRS records, your dependent was 17 or older by the end of the tax year. If that is incorrect, please check the dependent's Social Security Number (SSN) and date of birth as entered in your eFile.com account to make sure those are entered correctly. To find your dependents, click on Federal Taxes -> Dependents in the left menu, then click on the name you need to check. Make any changes needed, save them, and try to e-file your tax return again.

If your dependent was in fact still 16 or younger by the end of the tax year, then the IRS and/or Social Security Administration must have data wrong in their database. If this is the case, you would need to contact the IRS and Social Security Administration to verify your dependent's SSN and date of birth.

To correct any errors that may be present, you can contact the SSA at 1-800-772-1213 and the IRS at 1-800-829-1040. You may experience long hold times or not being able to get through right away to these two agencies, but do not give up, as they are very busy right now. You may have more luck if you find and call the phone numbers for any local SSA or IRS offices that might be in your state.

After any update to their systems, you will probably need to paper file your tax returns.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because your name and Social Security Number (SSN) don't match IRS records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account at https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/. Click Name and Address on the left side of your account screen and review your name and SSN. If the information is entered incorrectly, correct it and save your changes. Then re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge. However, if it's entered correctly, print your return(s) from your account, sign it, and mail it to the IRS and/or state tax agency. Find the right address to use at https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

Contact Social Security and see if the issue with the SSN and/or name is with them, as they provide data to the IRS: Social Security Administration. You may also need to call IRS taxpayer assistance at 1-800-829-1040. 

Contact us here for further help: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your return because Form 8862 needs to be added to the Tax Return in order to claim the American Opportunity Tax Credit.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Review → I'd like to see all federal forms → Search for form 8862. Complete this form and re-efile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because the Social Security Number (SSN) on Form 8863 Education Credits (American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credits) - for Line 20 - Student Name - and Line 21 - the Student SSN does not match the IRS e-File database and records.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and follow the instructions on the right side to correct this. Then click on the left side on Review → I'd like to see all federal forms → Search for form 8863. Make the correction and then re-eFile your federal and state returns at no additional charge.

Contact us here for further help.

Problem: The State of Illinois—not eFile.com—rejected your return because the IL Tax Return data you entered does not match that data the IL database shows (names, SSN, Signature, etc.)

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click State Taxes on the left side and then the link → I'd like to see all my state forms. Go through your State Tax Forms and make sure the data there matches that of the IL Driver's license data on file.

Your Illinois PIN is a number assigned to you by the state of IL for electronic filing of your return. You must have this number in order to e-file with the state of Illinois.

The IL drivers license information provided as your Illinois Electronic Signature did not match what is on record with the Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles.

Make sure your entries match exactly what is printed on your Illinois drivers license.

Select the State Section from the left menu and take the following steps:  

Select Edit
Select Enter Myself
Select E-filing Information
Select "I have e-filed less than three years worth of tax returns with Illinois."
Make the appropriate updates and click Continue until you exit the state return to save the updated information.

Resubmit your Illinois return through eFile.com at no charge.

Complete this form and re-efile your federal and state returns at no additional charge. Note: If IL is not accepting returns yet, please wait and re-eFile later.

Contact us with questions.

Your Tax Return needs a correction as it was rejected the the state of Minnesota, due to a duplicate filing of a Social Security Number (SSN). The primary taxpayer either filed already as primary or spouse a return in Minnesota.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on "My Return" in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no additional charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on "My Return" on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The State of Arizona—not eFile.com—rejected your return due to a Standard Deduction problem.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account.

Check the message on the right side page of your screen. Then, on the left side menu, click on "State Taxes" and review your AZ return. Make any necessary corrections, and then click the green "Continue" button on-screen prompts to re-efile your return at no extra charge. Or, download, print, sign and mail in your Arizona return.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because one of your dependents has already been claimed for the Child Care Tax Credit on another IRS tax return that has been filed with the IRS. If applicable, this might also apply to your state tax return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance.

Sign into your eFile.com account and click on Federal Taxes and Dependents on the left side menu. Make sure the information you entered is correct.

Save the changes, click Continue, and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free.

If you think you qualify to claim the Child Care Credit for the dependent, please check here:

https://www.efile.com/childcare-tax-credit/

You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted. However, if you are certain you have entered all of the dependent information correctly, and you think only you are entitled to claim this credit, go to MY Account in the upper right and PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your Social Security Number (SSN) has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere. If you have data security concerns, please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the primary Social Security Number (SSN) or Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) has already been used on another tax return filed with the IRS. If applicable, this might also apply to your state tax return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click Name and Address on the left side menu. Scroll down and make the necessary correction of updating your and/or your Dependent's SSN or TIN. Save the changes, click Continue, and follow the instructions on-screen to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected (for any reason), PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return, because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere or if someone may have filed on your behalf. If you have data security concerns, please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/ .

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your tax return because the Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP-PIN) you entered was not valid.

Solution: You can obtain a new IP-PIN here:

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams/get-an-identity-protection-pin

If you can not create an account for a new IP-PIN via the link above. If you need to create an account for a new IP-PIN, call 800-908-4490 between Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm your local time (Alaska & Hawaii follow Pacific Time). Your identity will be verified via the phone and a new IP-PIN will be mailed to your address of record within 21 days.

Exceptions:

    If you’ve moved since January 1 of this year, or
    It’s after October 14 and you haven’t filed your current or prior year return.

Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and see Dependents under the Federal Taxes section. Towards the bottom of this page, you will see advanced options which will give you the option to enter an IP-PIN for your dependent. Include this or correct the entry. Then, Save and click File on the left side of your account screen and follow all the on-screen prompts until you reach the screen asking you if you received an IP-PIN. Answer "Yes" and enter your IP-PIN in the box on the next screen.

Follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to re-efile your return(s) at no extra charge.

However, if you cannot get your return accepted with your current or new IP-PIN, please download your return from your My Account. Then PRINT, sign and MAIL it to the IRS (include W-2 forms).

Find the mailing address at https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/.

You may also need to print, sign, and mail your State Tax Return to the State Tax Agency.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because a Dependent's Social Security Number (SSN) has either already been used on a filed return with the IRS, or is incorrect. If applicable, this might also apply to your state tax return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance.

Sign into your eFile.com account and click on Federal Taxes and Dependents.

Scroll down and make the necessary correction of updating your and/or your Dependent's SSN. Save the changes, click "Continue" and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected anyway (for any reason), PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail.

If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere or if you have data security concerns please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Your Tax Return needs a correction because it was rejected by the IRS—not eFile.com.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on "My Return" in the upper left. The IRS database indicates a First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment is due for the Primary SSN.  Click on Federal Taxes → Review on the green columnn on the left side. Then on the right side click on "I'd like to see all federal forms" . Enter and search in the Federal Forms box "5405" and click on "+ Add form". Include the amount on schedule 2 (Form 1040). Form 5405 needs to be included with your return. Then continue to check out and e-file again at no charge.

Or, review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no additional charge, or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on "My Return" on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Your Tax Return needs a correction as if was rejected by the State of California—not eFile.com.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on "My Return" in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. Click on States Taxes or Review on the left and make the necessary changes.  Then re-eFile at not charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on "My Return" on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) for the primary taxpayer has already been used on a return filed with the IRS. In most cases, the taxpayer's Social Security Number (SSN) was entered incorrectly.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance.

Sign into your eFile.com account and click on Name & Address.

Scroll down and make the necessary correction of updating Social Security Number and Taxpayer Identification Number. Save the changes, click "Continue" and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted. However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected anyway (for any reason), PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail.

If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your SSN has already been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere or if you have data security concerns please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

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NM

Problem: The state of NM—not eFile.com—rejected your State Tax Return because of your NM PIT-B Form: PIT-B - Worksheet for Apportionment of Business/Farm. When you select one of the special method elections or enter an effective date for the election, you must enter your property, payroll and sales for everywhere.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click "State Taxes" on the left side. Review your NM Form PIT-B. If you did not intend to select the special method selection, remove your entry from the date or check boxes but leave the form on your return for your business.

Continue through the eFile process again. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The state of WI—not eFile.com—rejected your State Tax Return because you indicated higher estimated tax payments on your State return than are in your account.

Solution: Check your estimate payments here: https://ww2.revenue.wi.gov/PaymentInquiry/request.html

Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click "State Taxes" on the left side and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your Federal Tax Return because your EIN or Employer Identification Number on one of your W-2s was issued after the tax year.

Solution: Contact your employer and ask for the correct EIN for the current tax year you are filing.

Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on Federal Taxes and Income and update the EIN for the W-2 in question and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as often as needed.

If you have confirmed that the EIN being entered is correct, you will need to print and mail your return. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Social Security Number (SSN) you provided can not be the same as another qualifying child on a previously accepted tax return this year. Did your spouse or previous spouse claim the same dependent?

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on Federal Taxes and Name & Address or Dependent and correct the SSN. If the SSN is correct and you wish to dispute the claim of the dependent with the IRS, please go to "My Account" on eFile.com and Print, Download, Sign, and Mail your tax return to the IRS and/or State. Then, read this here to dispute the claim of the dependent:

https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/

If you can correct the SSN, do that and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of California—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because Schedule CA 540 has missing information. 

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on "State Taxes" on the left. Review all your CA Form 540 Part I or 540NR entries. Read the instructions on the right side of your page.

Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the IRS eFile database indicates a First-Time Homebuyer Installment Payment is due for the Spouse Social Security Number (SSN).

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and review the First-Time Homebuyer installment payment entry. Include an amount on Schedule 2 and add Form 5405 if required. As soon as you sign in, these links should bring you right to the forms. Otherwise, click on Review on the left side and search for Federal Forms on the right.

Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because you can not claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC). The EIC Amount on your return must be Zero "0" if an amount is selected. 

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and review all your entries. Read the instructions on the right side of your page.

Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com— rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Employer Identification Number (EIN) on the W-2G—Gambling—is incorrect and does not match the IRS database. 

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on Federal Taxes and Income, and find your W-2G to correct the EIN.

Once the EIN is corrected, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Wisconsin—not eFile.com—rejected your State Income Tax Return because the Amount of Sales and Use Tax due is zero or blank. 

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/, click on State Taxes and Wisconsin (WI). Please check the certify box for WI Sales and Use Tax if no Sales or Use tax is due.

Once this is corrected continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Tax Return because the Primary Date of Death of a spouse or taxpayer has a value in the IRS database that must match the current Tax Year.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address information, and enter the correct primary date of death. The date must be in the current Tax Year, not a prior Tax Year. If it is correct, have the surviving spouse contact the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 to correct the Social Security Administration records. This process can take up to two weeks for the information to be updated in the IRS database.

Once the date of death has been corrected, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it might take.

Alternatively, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print and paper file your return via mail or call the IRS: 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

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AZ

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return, and as a result, your AZ return was rejected as well. This is not done by eFile.com, but rather by the IRS/State. The tax return has been rejected because the Social Security Number (SSN) that was entered for the primary taxpayer has already been used on another tax return.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address information and enter the correct SSN. If the number is correct, did you or somebody else already file a return with your SSN? If the number is not correct, correct it and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

In some cases, the IRS incorrectly rejects a tax return. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail, or call the IRS: 1-800-829-1040 or State of Arizona Dep. of Revenue, Taxation.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Social Security Number (SSN) that was entered for the primary taxpayer has been locked by the Social Security Administration due to it belonging to a deceased individual.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address, and enter the correct SSN. If the number is not correct, edit it and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

In some cases, the IRS incorrectly rejects a tax return. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and mail in your return. You should also consider calling the IRS at 1-800-829-1040, as well as contacting the Social Security Administration to see why your SSN was locked and have this fixed. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Illinois—not eFile.com—rejected your IL state tax return. On your IL Form on Step 1, you did not enter the correct or valid IL county name.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/signin, click State Taxes on the left green side, and review your IL return. Enter the correct county name and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because your spouse's Social Security Number (SSN) has been used on another previously e-Filed return with the IRS.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address, and verify your spouse's SSN. If the number is correct, did you or somebody else already file a return with your spouse's SSN? Did they file as the primary taxpayer on another return?

If the number is not correct, correct it and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge. If you are certain that your spouse's SSN is correct and that you or your spouse did not eFile another return with the same SSN, you might have to mail in your return.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print paper file your return via mail or call the IRS: 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because your spouse's Social Security Number (SSN) has been used as the Spouse SSN on another previously e-Filed federal return for the same tax year with the IRS.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Name and Address, and verify your spouse's SSN. If the number is correct, did you or somebody else already file a return with your SSN?

If the number is not correct, correct it and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge. If you are certain that your spouse's SSN is correct and that you or your spouse did not eFile another return with the same SSN, you might have to mail in your return.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print paper file your return via mail or call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because your Tax Withholding Amount must be less than the sum of Income.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click Federal Taxes and Income, and check all the income sections and their respective tax withholding amounts. Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

In some cases, the IRS rejects incorrectly. In that case, go to "My Account" on eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail or call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Massachusetts—not eFile.com—rejected your State Return due to an unexpected error.

Solution:

Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/signin and click on My Return in the upper left.

Then check the right page for more details or contact us with this issue: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Maryland—not eFile.com—rejected your Maryland Tax Return because for a secondary taxpayer the Date Birth is missing or is not checked to have Health Care Coverage.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/signin, click on Name & Address on the left and check the secondary tax payer Date of Birth. Or, check under Federal Taxes on the left and Dependents.

Then, click on State Taxes and review the Maryland forms. Once you have corrected this continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Connecticut—not eFile.com—rejected your CT Tax Return because a state tax return for the tax year has already been accepted by CT.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/signin, and click on My Return in the upper right and find more information on the page on your right.

If you think all the Social Security Numbers you entered are correct, you can re-efile at no additional charge. If you keep getting rejected and you think all your information is correct, go to My Account inside your eFile.com account and download the tax year pdf file. Then PRINT, sign, and MAIL in your CT state return and follow up with a phone call with the State of Connecticut.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

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IRS

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the simple return to secure a stimulus payment got rejected.

Solution: On April 2, 2020, the US Treasury announced that Social Security recipients who are not typically required to file a tax return and did not file in 2018 or 2019 do not to need take an action and do not need to file a 2018 or 2019 tax return, and will receive their payment directly to their bank account.

The IRS will use the information from your Form SSA-1099 or Form RRB-1099 to generate the payment, which will either be directly deposited into your bank account or sent to you via check in the mail. This includes senior citizens, Social Security recipients or SSI incl. people on SSDI and railroad retirees who are not otherwise required to file a tax return. Since the IRS does not have dependent information for this group of recipients, each person would receive $1,200 per person, without the additional amount for any dependents at this time.

Individuals who are not typically required to file and do not receive Social Security benefits but have low or no income or supplemental Social Security income can now prepare and eFile a Simple Tax return for free here on eFile.com to in order to be on file with the IRS for the stimulus check payment.

Instructions on how to prepare and eFile a Simple Return for free.

Sign-in to your eFile.com account

On the left side panel click "Name & Address" and enter your data, then continue to the "Federal Taxes" section. On the right side page at the top, you will see the link to eFile a simple tax return for free and continue from there.

Find out how the COVID-19 crisis might impact your 2019 Taxes. Calculate and estimate your CARES ACT Stimulus payment amount you might receive from the government.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Bank Transit Number or Routing Number that was entered appears invalid.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click My Return and then Review on the left. Click Continue or File Now. Once you get to the bank information page, check the bank routing or routing transit number. If the number is not correct, correct it and continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return Extension because the Spouse's prior year Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) or PIN is incorrect.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on My Return, and continue through the checkout. Once you reach the AGI or PIN section, make sure you have entered the correct AGI or PIN. Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted. If you still face issues, trying entering "0" as your prior year AGI.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail or call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of North Dakota—not eFile.com—rejected your North Dakota Tax Return because the requested date for your electronic payments is outside the valid date range.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and click on "State Taxes" on the left.

Then, click on "State Taxes" and review the North Dakota forms. Once you have corrected the electronic payment date and/or amount, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Pennsylvania—not eFile.com—rejected your PA Tax Return because the Primary Social Security Number has been used in a Tax Return and not as a tax amendment.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on "Name & Address" on the left and check the primary tax payer's SSN.

Then, click on State Taxes and review the Pennsylvania forms. Once you have corrected this continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Spouse's Social Security Number (SSN) entered is locked by the Social Security Administration because the individual has deceased.

Solution: Sign info your eFile.com account, click Name & Address, and check the spouse's SSN. If the SSN is incorrect, correct it so you can re-efile.

Once you have corrected the SSN, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly; contact the IRS or call 1-800-829-1040. You may also consider contacting the Social Security Administration.

If the SSN cannot be unlocked by the SSA, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail. Here are the mailing addresses.

Then, follow up with the IRS and SSA.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because of the zip code entered under "Name & Address."

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click "Name & Address," and check the zip code(s) entered. Once you have corrected this, continue with your re-eFile process. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to "My Account" in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail, or call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because the Spouse Identification Protection Personal Identification (IP-PIN) entered is not correct and does not match IRS records.

Solution: 1. Click and get a new IP PIN here.

2. Then, sign into your eFile.com account and enter the new spouse IP-PIN during checkout. You can re-eFile your return at no additional charge as many times as it takes to get it accepted.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return due to a PIN-related problem.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account, click on "My Return" on the green section in the upper left, and read the instruction message on the right: Be sure to include your signature PIN. Click "File" and follow back through the process to add this information.

If you are not sure what to do, please contact us with your questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—rejected your Federal Tax Return because a return with the same Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) has already been processed by the IRS.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and do one of the following:

  • Click on Name & Address to review your SSN/TIN to be sure it is correct. If it is not, make the correction so you can re-eFile. If it is correct, then your information has been used to file already. Did you file elsewhere or did someone file a return on your behalf?
  • Click on Federal Taxes → Review on the left green section. Then on the right side, click on the link I'd like to see all federal forms in case you had intended to prepare an amended Form 1040X or e-File a superseded return. Make sure the proper data has been entered.
  • If the return is neither an amended nor a superseded return and the TIN is correct, then you must contact the IRS because another electronic return has already been filed using the same TIN: 1-800-829-1040.

If you made any correction, you can continue to re-eFile your return at no additional charge until it gets accepted.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to My Account in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comrejected your Federal Tax Return because the taxpayer Social Security Number (SSN) in the return must not be the same as the SSN of a previously accepted electronic return for the return type and tax period indicated in the tax return. In other words, your identity has already been used to e-file.

If you have verified your SSN on this return and you are certain that neither you nor somebody acting on your behalf has filed a return with the same SSN for the given tax year, you should explore whether you have become a victim of identity theft. Details on identity theft.

Solution: Sign into your eFile.com account and do one of the following:

  • Click on Name & Address and review your SSN and that of your spouse if applicable.
  • Click on Federal Taxes Dependent and review the accuracy of these SSNs as well.

If you made any SSN correction, you can re-eFile your return at no additional charge until it gets accepted.

In some cases, the IRS rejects a tax return incorrectly. In that case, go to My Account in eFile.com and download, sign, print, and paper file your return via mail. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the return primary Social Security Number (SSN) or Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) has already been used on a filed return with the IRS. If applicable, this might also apply to your state tax return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Scroll down and make the necessary correction to your and/or your dependent's SSN or TIN. Save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the on-screen instructions to re-eFile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as many times as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected anyway (for any reason), PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere.

If you have data security concerns, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the primary Social Security Number (SSN) cannot be the same the primary SSN on another IRS return filed for this tax year.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click Name and Address on the left side menu. Check the primary SSN and make the necessary correction to the the primary SSN. Save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as many times as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your primary SSN correctly, but you keep getting rejected anyway, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return, because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere. If you have data security concerns, please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the primary Social Security Number (SSN) can not be the same the dependent SSN on another IRS return filed for this tax year.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. On the right side, answer this question: Can you be claimed as a dependent by someone else?

Answer Yes here if somebody else, e.g. a parent, has claimed you as a dependent on their return. Save and Continue and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you answered with Yes, but you keep getting rejected for any reason, or if you should not be listed as a dependent, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state. The person who wrongly claimed you may need to amend their return.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or the State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under your SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere.

If you have data security concerns, please visit: https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because primary Social Security Number (SSN) can not be the same as the spouse SSN on another IRS return for the same tax year with the filing status Married Filing Separately.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Check the filing status on top of the page on your right. Make any changes needed and save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as many times as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected anyway, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the primary Social Security Number (SSN) on this return can not be the same as the spouse SSN on another return filed for this tax year with filing status Married Filing Jointly or Married Filing Separately with the spouse exemption claimed.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Check the filing status on top of the page on your right. Make any changes needed and save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your SSN and/or TIN correctly, but you keep getting rejected for any reason, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your tax return extension because the primary Social Security Number (SSN) on this return can not be the same as the primary SSN on another IRS tax return extension that has already been filed and accepted.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Check the primary SSN and make the necessary corrections to the primary SSN. Save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the screen instruction to re-efile your IRS federal tax return extension for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your primary SSN correctly, but you keep getting rejected for any reason, PRINT your extension and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 to discuss your tax return extension in more detail, or file a tax return first. If the IRS does not accept your extension return because an extension under the primary SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere.

If you have not already filed elsewhere, you may be a victim of identity theft. See here for more information about data security concerns

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the spouse Social Security Number (SSN) on this return can not be the same as the primary SSN on another return filed for this tax year.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Check the spouse SSN and make the necessary correction to the spouse SSN. Save the changes, click "Continue," and follow the screen instruction to re-eFile your federal and state returns for free. You can do this as often as it takes to get accepted.

However, if you are certain you entered your spouse SSN correctly, but you keep getting rejected for any reasons, PRINT your return(s)—IRS and State(s)—and MAIL it in on time. See printing and mailing instructions plus addresses based on your resident state.

After that, contact the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and/or State and discuss your tax return in more detail. If the IRS does not accept your return because a return under the spouse SSN has been accepted by the IRS, ask yourself if you have already filed elsewhere.

If you have data security concerns please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-return-identity-theft-and-refund-fraud/

If you have already filed a return and are trying to change or correct it, please visit https://www.efile.com/tax-amendment/

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS has accepted your return but Maryland—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because you must have filed the MD form 502 or Form 505 previously with the same Social Security Number (SSN).

Solution: Let us help you turn this into a Maryland acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "Name and Address" on the left side menu. Check your primary and spouse SSN and your current year tax records. Check if you or your spouse have already filed an MD return with form 502 or 505 with this same SSN. If you did, you do not need to do anything else on eFile.com. If not, click on "My Account" in your eFile.com account, download the PDF for the current tax year, PRINT and sign your MD return, and MAIL it in.

The tax return mailing address address for a Form 502 or Form 505 filed with payment by check or money order is:

Comptroller of Maryland
Payment Processing
PO Box 8888
Annapolis, MD 21401-8888

Send all other returns, payments and other correspondence regarding your personal or business tax account(s) to:
Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Division
PO Box 549
Annapolis, MD 21411-0001

The following information on your correspondence will help us generate a quick response to your inquiry:
Individual Taxpayers
Please include your name, address, a contact number and the last four digits of Social Security number on all correspondence. Be sure to include your full Social Security number on tax returns.

Make checks and money orders payable to Comptroller of Maryland. We also recommend you include your Social Security number on your check or money order.

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because of an IRS database validation error.

Solution: Let us help you correct this problem. Sign into your eFile.com account and click "My Return" in the upper left in the green menu section. This is an error message from the IRS tax return processing database and there is nothing to be corrected on your tax return.

Please just wait for at least one hour before you resubmit or re-efile your tax return at no charge. Click Continue at the bottom of the page and continue through checkout.

Contact eFile.com Support so we can assist you with this if needed.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because Form 1065 line 5 has a value entered. If there is a value entered on Form 1065 line 5, then Schedule F for Form 1040 must be present.

Solution: Let us help you turn this into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account and click on "My Return" in the upper left.

On the right-side page, read the instructions on how to correct your return, then click continue and re-eFile at no additional charge. You can re-eFile as many times as needed to get it accepted.

Contact us with further questions or assistance at https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because of Form 1065 on your return. If you have entered a value on Form 1065 Line 8, you must also enter a (non-zero) value one of the following lines: Line 3, Line 4, Line 5, Line 6, Line 7.

Solution: Let us help you correct this problem. Sign into your eFile.com account, click My Return in the upper left in the green menu section, and read the instructions on the right side.

Click on the left side Federal Taxes and then Review and then on the right side I'd like to see all federal forms. Then enter the Form 1065 and search.

For further help, contact eFile.com support so we can assist you with this.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because there is data missing on Form 1065.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account. Then, click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side, you will find more detailed instructions on how to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at not additional charges.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because a document form missing. If Form 1065, Schedule K, Line 2 is 0, then Form 8825 must be present.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account.

Then click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side, you will find more detailed instructions on how to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at no additional charges.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return. Please find instructions on how to correct and re-eFile your Return(s). 

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account.

Then click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side you will find more detailed instructions on how to to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at not additional charges.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return. Please find instructions on how to correct and re-eFile your Return(s). 

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account.

Then click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side you will find more detailed instructions on how to to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at not additional charges.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return. Please find instructions on how to correct and re-eFile your Return(s). 

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account.

Then click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side you will find more detailed instructions on how to to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at not additional charges.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return. Please find instructions on how to correct and re-eFile your Return(s). 

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS accepted Tax Return: Sign into your eFile.com account.

Then click on the upper left menu My Return. On the page on the right side you will find more detailed instructions on how to to make necessary corrections before you re-eFile your return(s) at no additional charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the birthday of one of your dependents is incorrect.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account.

On the left side menu, click on Federal Taxes and then Dependents. Correct the birthday of your dependent(s), then click the green "Continue" button and re-efile your return at no extra charge.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Virginia—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because your Social Security Number (SSN) or your Spouse's SSN has been used on another tax return.

Solution: If you think this is correct, you don't have to do anything. If you think this is not correct, let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account.

On the left side menu click on Name&Address and verify the SSN entered. If the SSN is correct and you did not file another return contact the State of Virginia about this.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

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Problem: The State of Arizona—not eFile.com—has rejected your return due to an incorrect payment date.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account.

On the left side menu click on State Taxes and select Arizona. Make the necessary correction and re-efile your return or download, print, sign and mail it in from "My Account".

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Problem: The State of Alabama—not eFile.com—has rejected your return. You must have already filed this return.

Solution: Let us help you turn this rejection into an IRS acceptance. Sign into your eFile.com account.

Follow the instructions on the page on the right side of your screen.

Contact us with questions: https://www.efile.com/tax-service/contact/efile-contact/

Your Tax Return needs a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at not charge, or contact us immediately.

The electronic payment date is out of date range most likely due to the late IRS processing date. Please adjust the IRS payment date; it cannot be older than three weeks, nor can it be in the future by more than six months.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Your Tax Return needs a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions.

The dependent's date of death cannot be prior to the current tax year.

If it's not clear, try to re-efile at not charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: Your Tax Return needs a correction. Double check the payment date you requested. It can't be more than five days prior to the IRS received date.

Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

Click File and follow through the e-File checkout process and correct this date. It can't be more than five days prior to the IRS received date. You can also pay taxes online here at the IRS site either by bank transfer (fee free) or by Credit Card. https://www.efile.com/pay-taxes/

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Problem: Your Tax Return needs a correction. Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. Click on Name & Address and check that all the Social Security numbers are correct.

If they are correct, then your return can not be e-Filed. Please contact the IRS to discuss this issue after you have downloaded, printed and signed your return under your My Account.

IRS Mailing Addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Problem: According to the State of Ohio, your tax return needs a correction. Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: According to the State of Illinois, your tax return needs a correction. Find the following message about the correction also on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account. The Primary Taxpayer Drivers License number or State ID number did not match the Drivers License or State ID number.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at not charge or contact us immediately.

When you refile your IL return, enter your IL drivers license or IL identification information exactly as it is on the identification card, including your weight and middle initial. Any difference will cause your return to be rejected again. 

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: According to the State of Illinois—not eFile.com—your tax return needs a correction. Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left then the message on the right side.

"The Primary Taxpayer Prior Year Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) did not match the Prior Year AGI on the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) production file. If your AGI was adjusted in the prior year due to an amendment or correction by you or IDOR you should report the most recent AGI. You can find your prior year AGI by logging in to your MyTax Illinois account at mytax.illinois.gov or by referring to the line by line on an adjustment letter received from IDOR. Please note that to be on the IDOR production file the prior year return must have been accepted and processed. If PC Online return, at least one of the following Primary Taxpayer signature fields must be present and match the IDOR production file: Primary IL-Pin, Primary Prior Year AGI, or Primary IL Drivers License/State ID Number. For more information, visit our website at https://tax.illinois.gov  or call Taxpayer Assistance at 800 732-8866 M-F from 8 AM to 5 PM."

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The State of Illinois is asking you to correct your state tax return.

Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then, review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at not charge or contact us immediately.

The answers you provided to sign your IL return when e-filing do not match the records that the IL Department of Revenue has. Please try e-filing your return again and double check the information you provide.

File your return again. During checkout you will be asked to provide the verification information.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: Your Tax Return needs a correction as requested by the State of Illinois.

Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow the instructions provided. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

File your IL again and during checkout make sure you enter the correct info.

The Secondary Taxpayer Drivers License number or State ID number did not match the Drivers License or State ID number on the Illinois Department of Revenue production file. If PC Online return and the Filing Status is equal to Married Filing Joint, at least one of the following Secondary Taxpayer signature fields must be present and match the department production file: Secondary IL-Pin, Secondary Prior Year AGI, or Secondary IL Shared Secrets Drivers License/State ID Number.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and read the message on the right.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Maryland Dept. of Taxation is asking for a Tax Return correction. Find the message about the correction on the right side of your page after you have signed into your account.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then review the Tax Return Status message on the right and follow these instructions. If it's not clear, try to re-efile at no charge or contact us immediately.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Oregon Dept. of Taxation is asking for a re-submission of your tax return correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

Click on "File" or "File Now" to check out and eFile your Oregon tax return at no additional charge. We will send you an email notifying you of whether your return was accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS has locked your account/SSN upon your request.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Account and download the prepared returns as PDF files. You can mail them in if you wish. Here is the IRS mailing address: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

For state addresses please visit: https://www.efile.com/state-income-tax-returns/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your tax return.

Problem: The Illinois Dept. of Taxation is asking you to make an IL tax return correction.

Solution: Please sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ your eFile.com account. You will see the detailed rejectioin message on the right side page after you click on My Return.

You will need to provide IL identity information during checkout

Click on File on the left side green menu and re-efile your IL return at no charge. During checkout you will be asked to enter IL related state information:  If filing online, at least one of the following Secondary Taxpayer Shared Secret Signature fields must be transmitted: Secondary IL-Pin, Secondary Prior Year AGI, or Secondary IL Shared Secrets Drivers License/State ID Number. Or, if no Shared Secrets available all of the following Secondary Taxpayer IL Drivers License/State ID signature fields must be transmitted as shown on the IL Drivers License/State ID: Secondary Taxpayer IL Drivers License/State ID Number, Drivers License/State ID First Name, Drivers License/State ID Middle Name, Drivers License/State ID Last Name, Drivers License/State ID Suffix, and Drivers License/State ID Weight.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Alabama Dept. of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your AL tax return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the Al forms and review the Date for Direct Debit must not be a date before the accepted date of the return.  

Then check out and eFile your AL return again at no additional charge. We will send you an email informing you of whether your return got accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Dep. of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the IL forms and review your Spouse's AGI then included your spouse's prior year AGI 

Then check out and eFile your IL return again at no additional charge. We will send you an email informing you of whether your return got accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Dep. of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the IL forms and review your IL Property Tax Credit 

Then check out and eFile your IL return again at no additional charge. We will send you an email informing you of whether your return got accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Virginia Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your VA Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the VA forms and review your and/or spouse's VA move in or move out dates

Then check out and eFile your VA return again at no fees. We will send you an email if your return got accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS—not eFile.com—has rejected your return because the Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) on your Form 1040 or Form 1040-SR is different than the AGI on your Form 8962 Premium Tax Credit. This difference is because of the unemployment compensation exclusion recently allowed by the American Rescue Plan Act. We are working with the IRS to resolve this issue. Thank you for your patience.

Solution: eFile.com has updated our system to include the recent change to the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation received during 2020. Taxpayers who report this income after March 16, 2021 will see this change on their return. This has unexpectedly affected other aspects of the return; the AGI has to consistently match on all forms and the Form 8962 was affected by this. We will be updating our system to accommodate for this as soon as possible.

Once this is done, you can re-efile your 2020 return for free. Sign in here and click File on the left side of the screen and go through the e-filing and checkout process.

Contact our support team if you have further questions with this.

Problem: The California Franchise Tax Board is asking you to make a correction and on your CA Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on Names & Address and then the link on the right side:

Check the Social Security Number (SSN) you entered. If it is correct, then you must have filed a CA state income tax return already, as this SSN has already been included on a previously accepted CA tax return.  If the SSN is incorrect, correct it and re-efile your CA return. Or, call 916-845-0353 if you have questions about this return or the SSN.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Minnesota Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your MN Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the MN forms and review your MN return and Social Security Number (SSN).  

If your SSN is correct, you must have filed a MN return with the primary taxpayer social security number already, either as primary taxpayer or as a spouse within the state of MN. If the SSN is incorrect, please correct it under Names & Address. If you federal return was already accepted under the previously entered SSN, you may need to file a tax amendment. Otherwise, create a new state return and download, print and mail it in from your My Account.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.com—has rejected your return due to the unemployment compensation exclusion allowed by the American Recovery Plan Act. We are still waiting for guidance about how your state will treat the exclusion so that we can update your state return. Thank you for your patience.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

The the message on the right side of the My Return page.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return, as the Social Security Number (SSN) of the spouse has been used on another return accepted by the IRS.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and verify the SSN of the spouse on your return. If the SSN is indeed correct, please ask your spouse if a return was already filed under this SSN.  If not, you can mail them in if you wish. Here is the IRS mailing address: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

For state addresses please visit: https://www.efile.com/state-income-tax-returns/

You should however contact the IRS or the Social Security Admininistration (ssa.gov) about this issue if no return was filed under the SSN.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Hawaii Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your HI Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on State Taxes and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select Line 37 of Hawaii Form N-11 or 54 of Form N-15 - State Income Tax Withheld - is greater than zero, then it must equal the total of the amounts withheld State Income Tax Amount where State Code is 'HI' on all the forms listed below - round the total withholding to the nearest dollar): Form W-2, Form W-2G Form 1099-R, Form 1099-G, Form 1099-MISC, Form 1099-INT, Form 1099-DIV, Form 1099-OID, Form 1099-K, Form 1099-NEC, HIN15-080.

Make the correction and re-eFile, unless the Federal has been accepted. In that case, make the correction, create a new PDF and download it from you My Account and print and mail it in to Hawaii.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The State of Hawaii—not eFile.comhas rejected your return, as the Tax Period Begin Date can not be greater than the Tax Period End Date for Part-Year filer(s) who were residents of HI for the period in question.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select Hawaii and the Hawaii tax form. At the very top you will see Dates for Part-year filers, the beginning date can not be greater than the end date. Make the change and re-efile again at no charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The State of Californianot eFile.comhas rejected your return, as the Spouse's/RDPs Social Security Number can not be the same as a previously accepted return, unless you are preparing a tax amendment.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select California and review the Social Security Number (SSN).  If you see that the SSN is incorrect, make the correction there or click on Name & Address  at the top and make the SSN correction on that page. If the SSN is correct, then you can not file this return, because a return with this SSN has already been accepted by the State of California. Or, you can mail in the return and contact the state later.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction and on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on My Return on the upper left and check the message on the right side.

On the left click on Federal Taxes  Review and then the link on the right side:

I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Select the IRS form and review your IL 1099-G Unemployment Form 

Check box 9 State Abbreviation code for IL. The state tax withholding can not be greater than the Unemployment Compensation. Make the correction and eFile your IL return again at no fees. We will send you an email informing you of whether your return was accepted or not.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return because the Social Security Number (SSN) of the spouse has already been used on another return accepted by the IRS.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and verify the Names and SSNs of the primary taxpayer and the spouse (if applicable) on your return. On Form 1310, the Name of the person claiming the refund must match SSN in the IRS database. Make any corrections needed and re-eFile again at no additional charge. If you can not correct this issue (for example, because the issue is with the IRS and not with your form), please download your return from your My Account and PRINT, sign and MAIL it to the IRS. Here is the IRS mailing address: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

For state addresses please visit: https://www.efile.com/state-income-tax-returns/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Missouri Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction and on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select Missouri and review the forms/page you have added.  

The MO message provided was: The Identity number has been filed through MeF for IND.

If you need to correct that make the correction please do so and re-efile your MO return at no charge. Contact the MO tax department about this issue: income@dor.mo.gov 

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The Arizona Department of Revenue is asking you to make a correction and on your AZ Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select Arizona and review the forms/page you have added.  

The AZ message provided was: Your return has been rejected, please resubmit..

Contact the Arizona Department of Revenue about this (602) 255-3381 if you have more questions.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The California Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your CA Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select California and review the forms/page you have added.  

The CA message provided was: If the return is filed on or after the eFile expiration date then the Request date cannot be later than the date the return was received.

Make the correction during checkout please do so and re-efile your CA return at no charge. Contact the MO tax department about this issue: https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/contact.htm

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Oklahoma Tax Commission stated that a return with your Social Security Number (SSN) has already been filed.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address on the left and review the page on the right and very you  I'd Social Security Number(s).  

The OK message provided was: The Social Security Number you gave us has been previously accepted by Oklahoma on another return. Double check your SSN and correct it if needed. Otherwise, you will need to print and mail your return to the state.

Contact the OK tax commission about this issue:  https://oklahoma.gov/tax/contact.html 

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Maryland Department of Taxation is asking you to make a correction on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select Maryland and review the forms/page you have added.  

The MD message provided was: Line 7 - must be equal to sum of amounts from Lines 5, 6a and 6b and Line 7 of Form 502LU (if Form 502LU is present).

Please make this correction and re-efile your MD return at no charge. If needed, contact the MD Dep. Taxation about this issue: Maryland Dep. of Taxation Contact

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Indiana Department of Revenue is asking you to make a correction and on your IN Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on State Taxes on the left and click on I'd like to see the forms I've filled out on the right. Select Indiana and review the forms/page you have added.  

The Indiana message provided was: The Timestamp field in the Return Header State must contain the postmark date of the return. Indiana expects this element to contain the date and time of the tax return's transmission to the IRS. This date cannot be in the future.

Please make this correction and re-efile your Indiana return at no charge. If needed, contact the IN Dep. Taxation about this issue: IN Dep. of Revenue

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Kentucky Department of Revenue is asking you to make a correction and on your KY Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Names & Address on the left and click on the page on the right and review your Social Security Numbers. If this SSN is correct please print and mail you KY return.

The KY message provided was: Duplicate Return. An electronic return was already received and processed. Details: Duplicate Return. Electronic return already received and processed

Please check the SSN on the Names & Address Page. If needed, contact the KY Dep. Revenue about this issue: Kentucky Dep. Revenue Contact

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Department of Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Names & Address on the left and click on the page on the right and review your Social Security Numbers. If this SSN is correct please print and mail you Illinois return.

The IL message provided was: The primary taxpayer SSN on this return is a duplicate of a previously accepted IL return.

Please check the SSN on the Names & Address Page. If needed, contact the Illinois Dep. Revenue about this issue: ILL Dep. Revenue Contact

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Utah Department of Revenue, Taxation is asking you to make a correction and on your UT Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Please read the instructions on the right side page. On Schedule A Part 3 there is a data error that needs correction. The Primary Taxpayer is not qualified for Code 18 Retirement Credits Row 1.

Please make this correction and re-eFile your Utah tax return again at no extra charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS not eFile.comhas rejected your return. However, you can re-eFile your return now, as the IRS app has been updated.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on File on the left side in the green menu, then on File Now on the left side page and checkout again at no additional charges.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return, as the Social Security Number (SSN0 of one of your dependents has been used on another return accepted by the IRS for the same tax year.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes Dependents and review the SSN of your dependent(s). If the Social Security Numbers are correct, then you can not eFile your return with the dependent(s) listed, as a return has already been accepted with one or more of your dependent's SSNs.

If you think you are qualified to claim the dependent(s) please download your IRS and State returns from your  My Account and PRINT, sign and MAIL it to the IRS. Here is the IRS mailing address: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

Then follow these procedures to claim your Qualified Dependent(s).

For state addresses please visit: https://www.efile.com/state-income-tax-returns/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The Arizona Department of Revenuenot eFile.comis asking you to make a correction on your AZ Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

The AZ message provided was: Small Business Income reported line must have a value. Form 140PY, box 28S is checked but line 28 is null. When the box is checked and an amount is included, an SBI XML is required to be attached. Form 140PY, box 28S and line 28 is populated attach and Form 140PY-SBI in XML.;  There is a mismatch with Small Business Income election.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return in regards to the Earned Income Tax Credit with filing status Married Filing Separately.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Help in the upper right and enter Earned Income Credit in the search box.

Then next to Earned Income Credit Married Filing Separate click on Add Form and enter the information required. 

If the filing status of the return is Married Filing Separately, and Schedule EIC (Form 1040), and Separate Filing Requirement is not checked, then the Earned Income Credit Amount must be zero if an amount is entered.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The California Department of Taxation/Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your CA Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

If your principal residence is the State of California, you must select the California County in which you reside.

Please make this change and re-efile your return again at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return in regards to Health Care Coverage.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Please review the message on the right side page under My Return and follow the instructions.

“depreciation”

The IRS records indicate that someone on your return had health insurance coverage through the marketplace and received advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit. You will receive a Form 1095-A from the marketplace about this coverage. Add this information to your return and the app will generate Form 8962. Then, please re-efile your return at no additional charge.

If no one on your return had health insurance through the marketplace during the tax year, or no one received advance payments of the Premium Tax Credit, add a statement to your return explaining this. In that case, you might have to download, print and mail it in from your My Account.

If you can make the correction,  you can re-file your return at not additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return, as Form 1040-PR or 1040-SS is required.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Bona fide residents of Puerto Rico with income excluded under Internal Revenue Code Section 933 should file Form 1040-PR or Form 1040-SS to claim Additional Child Tax Credit or Refundable Child Tax Credit. You can not e-File 1040-PR.

Please review the message on the right side page under My Return and follow the instructions.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return, as Form 8862 is required.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. The IRS database indicates the taxpayer must file Form 8862 to claim Child Tax Credit or Other Dependent Credit or Additional Child Tax Credit after dis-allowance. Please download and complete IRS Form 8862. Then download, print, sign and mail your return to the IRS from your My Account.  IRS Mailing Address.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Ohio Department of Taxation/Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your CA Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account and check the status on the right side page next to the My Return link in the upper left.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

We're waiting for your Ohio return to be accepted. Please monitor the status on the right side and if needed please re-eFile at not additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return because the SSN for a Dependent on your return was used on a previously IRS accepted return for the same tax year.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify your SSN on the right side.

3. Then, click on Federal Taxes - Dependents on the left side and verify the SSN of your dependent(s).

If all SSNs are correct, then a Dependent on your return has been claimed on another return by another taxpayer. In this case, you can not e-File your returns as the IRS will not accept them. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns.

For mailing addresses click here.

If you think you are the only person qualified to claim the dependent, please follow these instructions here: https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The State of Maryland is asking you to make a correction on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left. Then, review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Please see the instructions on how to make this correction on the right side page.

Review the Unemployment limits and make the necessary corrections before you re-efile your return at not charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The State of Minnesota Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your MN Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

On form M1NR line 4A the capital gain/loss amount must match that of the federal schedule.

Please make this change and re-efile your return again at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The State of Arizona Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your AZ Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

Change the child tax credit amount claimed, as it can not exceed the maximum available for the Dependent Child Tax Credit. The Dependent Tax Credit cannot exceed [ (number in box 10a x 100) + (number in box 10b x 25) ] x Arizona income ratio (line 27). If the decimal is .50 or more, round to the next dollar.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the Social Security Number (SSN) on the right side.

3. Verify the primary taxpayer SSN and then click on Federal Taxes - Dependents on the left side and verify the SSN of your dependent(s).

If all SSNs are correct, then the primary taxpayer's SSS has been claimed as a dependent on on another return by another taxpayer. In this case, you can not e-File your returns, as the IRS will not accept them. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you think you are the only person qualified to claim the dependent, please follow these instructions here: https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left. Then, review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Each dependent must be under the age of 18 as of Dec. 31 of the tax year. You might, however, be eligible to claim the Other Dependent Credit. See here: https://www.efile.com/dependent/

Once you made the correction you can re-eFile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction. According to the IRS, your spouse is claimed on another taxpayer's return as a dependent.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right. According to the IRS your spouse is claimed on another taxpayer's tax return as a dependent.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the SSN on the right side.

3. Under spouse, if you checked No next to the question Can anyone claim your spouse as a dependent, then the spouse can not be claimed as a dependent on another taxpayers tax return. If the spouse is claimed as a dependent on another tax return, change the answer to Yes next to the question Can anyone claim your spouse as a dependent.

Once you made this change, you can re-efile your return at no extra charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The sum of all Form W-2Gs for gambling winnings amounts must be less than or equal to at least one of the following: the sum of all Schedule C (Form 1040) for your total gross receipts or Schedule 1 (Form 1040) for Gambling winnings amount.

Solution: Sign into your eFile account and click on Federal Taxes Review I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form see your applicable gambling forms, including Form W-2G and the Itemized DeductionsMiscellaneous Deductions form. Go over the entries made to be sure they are accurate; this IRS rejection indicates that you have entered winnings that are lower than your income, typically due to a mis-entry for deductible losses. This may be an extra zero or cents was included by mistake. You should only include whole dollar amounts.

Once you have found the error and the necessary correction has been made, click File and go through the checkout and e-file process to re-efile your return at no additional charge.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction.

Solution: Verify your EIN on your 1099. If the EIN is correct, the return can not be eFiled and will have to be filed on paper including Form 8948. The payer EIN entered was issued in the current processing year, and due to IRS Fraud Prevention, they will not allow anyone to electronically file with a payer's new EIN. The IRS takes the first year to verify that the EIN is legitimate.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes Income on the left and verify the Employer Identification Number (EIN) you entered for each W-2.

If the EIN is correct but does not match IRS records, you can not e-File your returns, as the IRS will not accept them. Please go to your My Account and download, PRINT, sign and MAIL in your returns.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction. A qualifying child's identity number on Form 1040-SS must not be the same as the spouse's Social Security Number (SSN) on another tax return that was filed for the same year.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on NFederal Taxes Dependents and the left and verify the SSN on the right side.

3. Check the dependent's SSN on the right side, make any necessary corrections, and re-efile at no additional charge.

If all SSNs are correct, then the primary taxpayer's SSN has been claimed as a dependent on another return by another taxpayer. In this case, you can not e-File your returns, as the IRS will not accept them. Please go to your My Account and download, PRINT, sign and MAIL in your returns.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you think you are the only person qualified to claim the dependent, please follow these instructions here: https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The State of Arizona Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your AZ Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left. Review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

Review Form 301 and attached credit form. The amount on Form 301 does not match the amount on the attached credit form(s). Please make the correction and re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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AZ

Problem: The State of Arizona Dep. of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction and on your AZ Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on State Taxes in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

Review Form 301 and attached credit form. The amount on Form 301 does not match the amount on the attached credit form(s). Please make the correction and re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the Social Security Number (SSN) on the right side.

3. Click on Federal Taxes Review on the left side green menu and then on the right side the link "I'd like to see all the forms I have used on my federal return

Review Form 8863 Line 21. The SSN has been used on another Form 8863. Please either remove the form or adjust the SSN. Then re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Maryland Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. The click on the down arrow to the right of MD for Maryland and review or add MD Form 505NR.  If Line 31 - Taxable net income on MD Form 5050 is greater than zero and Deduction Method is Itemized or Standard then you must add Form 505NR. Enter 505 in the MD search box and click Add form next to it. Then complete the form re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Maryland Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on MD and the down arrow on the right and review the MD tax after credits. The amount must equal Line 32c or total MD tax minus Line 36 Total Credits. If it is negative, enter 0 or zero. You can then re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Maryland Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on MD and the down arrow on the right and review the MD forms or your PDF file in your My Account. The total MD tax and contributions Line 42 must equal the sum of Lines 37, 38, 39, 40, and 41. You can then re-efile at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the Social Security Number (SSN) on the right side. The Primary SSN in the Return Header has been systemically locked because the IRS does not accept a replaced SSN as valid for tax filing.

3. Verify the primary taxpayer SSN and then click on Federal Taxes—Dependents on the left side and verify the SSN of your dependent(s).

If all SSNs are correct, then you should print and mail your return. Your return is in your My Account for you to download. You should also contact the IRS about this.

Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you think you are the only person qualified to claim the dependent, please follow these instructions here: https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on ID and the down arrow on the right and review IL Form IL 1040. The Primary Taxpayer Social Security Number (SSN) and the first four characters of the last name do not match our records from prior year returns. Verify the information and make corrections under Name & Addresssee the green menu on the left.

4. After you have made the necessary corrections, you can re-efile your IL return. However, if you are certain that the information is already correct and no corrections are necessary, you must file a paper return and attach a copy of the primary taxpayer Social Security card to the paper return. If a name change was due to a court petition, attach a copy of the documentation received from the court showing the approved name change.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. If this is not an Amended Return or not checked as such, then the Primary Social Security Number (SSN) in the Return Header must not be the same as the TIN of a previously accepted electronic Individual return filed for the same tax period. Click on Name & Address on the left, and verify the SSN on the right side.

If all SSNs are correct, then you need to PRINT and MAIL your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise, make the necessary corrections and re-eFile at no additional charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. The indicated Requested Tax Payment Date must be on or before the due date, but not more than 5 days prior to the received date, unless Form 4868 Line 8 checkbox or Line 9 checkbox are checked. Please change the requested payment date during check.

Note: You do not have to pay your taxes while you e-file your tax return  (select no to the question if you wish to pay your taxes )  on efile.com. You can pay your taxes after your return was accepted directly at the IRS web site here: https://www.irs.gov/payments - Keep in mind, the late FILING penalty is generally higher than the last PAYMENT penalty, thus get your return filed on time even if you can't pay on time.

 In order to pay you do NOT need to open an IRS account, just use the links below to pay via direct deposit or credit card.  You do not need to mail in the voucher. Any current year tax estimates can also be paid there.

State online tax payments: https://www.efile.com/pay-state-taxes/

Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Create your IRS account later so you can monitor your returns there. Also make sure you download your returns from your eFile.com My Account.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form, then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on IL and the down arrow on the right and review or add your IL Forms. 

On Form 1099-G you need to enter the Illinois Department of Employment Security FEIN exactly as it appears on your Form 1099-G. See Payer's TIN or State Identification No. in box 10b. Then re-efile your return at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The Illinois Department of Taxation, Revenue is asking you to make a correction on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on IL and the down arrow on the right and review Form IL 1040. Please adjust the secondary or spouse's Social Security Number (SSN), as the first four characters of the last name do not match IL records from prior year returns. Verify the SSN and name entered. Then re-efile at no additional charge.

If the SSN and first four characters of the last name are correct, you must file a paper return and attach a copy of the secondary taxpayer Social Security card to the paper return. If a name change was due to a court petition, attach a copy of the documentation received from the court showing the approved name change.

Find the IL mailing address here at the bottom of this page: https://www.efile.com/efile-illinois-income-tax-return-file-il-state-taxes-forms-refund/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Your Tax Refund amount is exceeding the limit for the pay your fee via your tax refund payment solution e-Collect. When you check out, select Credit Card as your payment method only, or check your return for accuracy.  When you re-efile there is no additional charge besides the regular tax preparation fee if your return is not free. 

Create your IRS account later so you can monitor your returns there. Also make sure you download your returns from your eFile.com My Account.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRSnot eFile.comhas rejected your return. You are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. On Schedule 2 of your Form your First Time Home Buyer Repayment Amount is larger than the First-Time Homebuyer Credit amount listed with the IRS. Adjust your Home Buyer Repayment Amount accordingly.

3. Click on Federal Taxes Review on the left side and then on the link on the right side I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form. Scroll through your forms to find the entry for the Home Buyer Repayment Amount. Click on the form and make the correction before you re-eFile your return(s) at no additional charge.

Create your IRS account later so you can monitor your returns there. Also make sure you download your returns from your eFile.com My Account.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Your Tax Withholding Amount must be less than the sum of Wages, Taxable Income, Ordinary Dividends, Social Security Benefits, Unemployment Compensations etc.

Click on Federal Taxes on the left.

Then click on Review below and on the right side the link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Scroll through your forms to find the entry toward the bottom and click on the link.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the Date of Birth for the Taxpayer and Spouse on the right side. Please verify and update the entries and re-eFile.

If however all Date of Birth entries are correct, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make date of birth correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the birth dates dates on the right side e.g. primary taxpayer and spouse if applicable.

If all Dates are correct, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.  Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

You should also contact the Social Security Administration 1-800-772-1213 about the birth dates on file as the SSA shares data with the IRS.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Problem: The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes -> Dependents and the left and verify the birth dates of all Dependents. It can not be after the current tax year.

Make the correction(s) and re-eFile your return at no extra charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction. Apparently the SSN on the return belongs to a deceased person regarding to the IRS.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the SSN on the right side. If this individual indeed is deceased please indicate so via the link: I'm filing for a deceased taxpayer

If all SSNs are correct as they are now on your return, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction because of a self-selected PIN or IP-PIN.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify that the primary taxpayer birth date is completed and correct. If you used a self selected PIN last year when you filed via eFile.com, you can use that or the last year AGI during checkout.

If you are asked to enter an IP-PIN, you can enter you existing one or get a new one here: https://www.efile.com/ip-pin-and-irs-account/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction, because the spouse's SSN has been used on another tax return this year.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the SSN on the right side. If it's incorrect, please update it and re-efile your tax return(s) without a new charge.

If all SSNs are correct, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction, due to an incorrect EIN number.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on Federal Taxes on the left.

Then click on Review below and on the right side the link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form

Scroll through your forms and check the EIN. Make necessary updates and re-eFile your returns at no charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The NY Dep. of Taxation/Revenue etc. is asking you to make a correction and on your NY Tax Return. Please add form IT-215 in order to claim the NY EIC.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on NY and the down arrow on the right and review your forms and click on the box IT Credits 100 - 200 Series - below that you will see Form IT-215 EIC.

Click on that and Add Form

Then complete the form and re-efile your return at no extra charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction as a result of a dependent's SSN and Name mismatch at the IRS database.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes -> Dependents  via the left side green menu. Then verify the Names and SSNs of each Dependent by comparing the SSN and Names with the SSN card of each Dependent. The IRS receives this information from the Social Security Administration. 

3. Make any corrections necessary and re-efile your tax returns again.

4. If your returns keep getting rejected by the IRS, please click on My Account in your eFile.com account and download, print, sign and mail in your return to the IRS.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

After that you should contact Social Security Administration (SSA) and review the SSNs and Names of the Dependent on file as the SSA shares this data with the IRS.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction. Review the birth date of the primary taxpayer.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and review the message on the right side page.

2. Then click on Name & Address and the left and verify the Birth Date of the Primary Taxpayer on the right side.

3. When done, please save the page and re-eFile at no extra charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

If all Birth Dates are correct, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns. Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected as the DOB of the primary taxpayer or spouse does not qualify for the EITC. Please check and make the necessary correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review your or spouse's date of birth. Click on Names & Address in the upper left green menu and scroll through the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. In order to qualify for the the EITC or Earned Income Tax Credit the primary taxpayer or spouse must be at least 25 years of age or less than age 65.

If you qualify for the EITC and the IRS rejects you incorrectly due to you date of birth please download, sign and print and mail in your return. Then follow up with the IRS to discuss your date of birth on file with the IRS. 1-800-829-1040

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction about a Dependent's SSN.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes and then Dependents. A return with a Dependent's SSN has been filed for this tax year. Review your Dependent's SSN and make any corrections required. 

If all SSNs are correct, then you need to print and mail your return. Please go to your My Account and download, print, sign and mail in your returns.

Otherwise make correction and re-eFile at no charge.

Here are the mailing addresses: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you think your Dependent was claimed incorrectly by another person, please follow these instructions: https://www.efile.com/claiming-a-dependent-on-a-tax-return/#custodial

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The West Virginia Tax Division is asking you to check your SSN and on your WV Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on Name & Address on the left and then scroll through the page on the right and check your Social Security and/or that of your spouse. If they are correct then ask yourself if you or your spouse has already filed a WV tax return for this year.  Contact the WV Tax Division if you have not filed a tax return with your SSN.

If SSN is correct you must file a paper return and attach a copy of the secondary taxpayer Social Security card to the paper return. If a name change was due to a court petition, attach a copy of the documentation received from the court showing the approved name change.

Find the WV mailing address here at the bottom of this page: https://www.efile.com/efile-virginia-income-tax-return-file-va-state-taxes-forms-refund/

If you have questions, please contact us  so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The Illinois Dep. of Taxation/Revenue etc. is asking you to make a correction and on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on IL and the down arrow on the right and review Form IL 1040. During checkout make sure you enter the correct State ID Number or IL driver license identification.

If you do not have this information mail in your IL return.

Find the IL mailing address here at the bottom of this page:

https://www.efile.com/efile-illinois-income-tax-return-file-il-state-taxes-forms-refund/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The Colorado of Taxation/Revenue etc. is asking you to make a correction and on your CO Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

3. Click on Colorado and the the down arrow on the right and review your state forms. 

The CO tax withheld amount claim must be confirmed by the state income tax amounts as shown on the CO withholding statement. If you can't make this correction, please mail in your CO return or contact the state prior.

Find the CO mailing address here at the bottom of this page:

https://www.efile.com/colorado-tax-payments/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction regarding the Earned Income Tax credit.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Federal Taxes -> Review on the left side green menu and then on the right side the link "I'd like to see all the forms I have used on my federal return

The taxpayer does not qualify to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return extension and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

Click through the menu and review your tax return extension. You have until April 15 or a few day grace period to make the correction. If you owe taxes, please make sure you file an extension or return by the deadline.  You can also make tax payments online at https://www.irs.gov/payments and pay your taxes as a substitute for the tax extension. If you don't owe taxes or expect a refund a tax extension is not needed as there are no late filing penalties in that case.

Learn more here about the tax deadline: https://www.efile.com/tax-deadline-day/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction or review your SSN

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the SSN of your spouse on the right side.

If the SSN is correct you can not e-file this return as it has been locked. Please mail in the return and follow up with the IRS. Download, print, sign and mail in the return from you My Account.

The mailing address is here: https://www.efile.com/irs-mailing-addresses/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

Your tax return does not qualify for the deduct fee from refund or e-collect payment method.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on Name & Address and the left and verify the SSN on the right side.

3. File your return and select the credit card payment method instead before you e-file your return again. 

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Verify the IP-PIN for the dependent is correct on your return, or get a new IP-PIN for the Dependents.

Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

  1. Get a new IP-PIN here - or correct your existing IP-PIN and follow the steps below.
  2. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/ and
  3. Follow these instructions: https://www.efile.com/ip-pin-dependent/

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The Maryland Dep. of Taxation/Revenue etc. is asking you to make a correction and on your MD Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Read the instructions on the right page under the My Return menu on the left

3. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form. On Line 46 on Form 502 total payment and credits on line 44 minus total MD income tax and local tax, contributions On line 39, if the amount is negative enter 0.

3. Click on Maryland and the the down arrow on the right and review your state forms. 

4. When done click on File in the lower left on the left side menu and re-efile your return at no additional fees.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The Illinois Dept. of Taxation/Revenue etc. is asking you to make a correction and on your IL Tax Return.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and review the messages on the right side page.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Read the instruction under the left menu My Return on the right page. Your IL Earned Income Tax Credit page is either no complete or needs a correction.

2. Then click on State Taxes on the left and on the right side the small blue link: I'd like to see the forms I've filled out or search for a form then select the state in question and edit the form.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

The IRS - not eFile.com - has rejected your return and you are required to make a correction.

Solution: Please sign in to your eFile.com account now and click on My Return in the upper left and review the IRS message on the right.

1. Sign in: https://mytaxes.efile.com/1040/SignIn/

2. Click on the left side menu My Return and read the instructions on the right page

3. Click on File on the left side menu then on Free Return Preview then on File Now.

Re-file your return at no additional charge.

If you have questions, please contact us as soon as possible so we can assist you with your Tax Return.

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