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Odd e-file error

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I received the e-file reject below...using same client dependent info as always...verified that name and SSN are correct.  Could this error happen if client's ex already filed claiming this child for EIC?

 

2/9/2019 12:15:01 PM   0 SEIC-F1040-501-02
Each 'QualifyingChildNameControlTxt' that has a value on Schedule EIC(Form 1040A or 1040), Line 1, and 'QualifyingChildSSN' that has a value on Line 2, must match that in the e-File database.

/efile:Return/efile:ReturnData/efile:IRS1040ScheduleEIC[1]/efile:QualifyingChildInformation[1]/efile:QualifyingChildSSN

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If there's a glitch in the IRS database for that child's name, you'll have to paper file.

I had a trust I couldn't efile for years because the name control was wrong in the IRS database. I kept transmitting it every year and finally one year it went through.

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43 minutes ago, Abby Normal said:

If there's a glitch in the IRS database for that child's name, you'll have to paper file.

I had a trust I couldn't efile for years because the name control was wrong in the IRS database. I kept transmitting it every year and finally one year it went through.

It went through last year just fine...and this is the only error...strictly EIC related...nothing on the 1040

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This occurs when you try to claim the Earned Income Credit (EIC) for a child on your return, but someone else has already claimed the EIC for that child on a different return.

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Weird, because there is nothing in the message that says or implies that it has anything to do with claiming EIC

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