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e-file Status Report #2014-20

We are pleased to report that all of customer #1’s 29 returns have been accepted by the IRS, and all but one accepted by the PA Department of Revenue (there is a submission issue with the last one that we are working on). Today we worked with customer #2 to e-file her returns, with the […]

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e-file Status Report #2014-19

As reported last week, we did post Release #1 on the morning of Friday, June 26, but limited the release to one customer who very kindly offered to test the software on his 29 returns. We spent many hours on Friday, Saturday, and Monday working through all of these returns, with the following results: 1041 […]

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e-file Status Report #2014-18

PA: We received PA-41 e-file approval today at 11:43 am. CT: The following forms were released on June 22. We received approval from the CT Department of Revenue on June 23, and have incorporated these new forms into 6-in-1. CT-706/709 (plus extension) CT-706 NT (plus extension) We reviewed draft versions of these forms in May […]

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e-file Status Report #2014-17

PA: We learned minutes ago that PA provided us with incorrect information in its testing notes on June 10 and 19. Instead of “Yes” or “No”, it’s actually looking for “true” or “false” on Schedule OI (which one customer has now dubbed Schedule “Oy vey”). We have just resubmitted the test cases, and the PA […]

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e-file Status Report #2014-16

PA: We are down to a single issue. The format for federal/state e-file is based on XML standards that are 19 years in the making (and adopted by the IRS 11 years ago). Based on these standards, the Y/N boxes on Schedule OI should have a “1” or a “0” (or blank). Despite these standards, […]

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e-file Status Report #2014-14

PA: Our four PA-41 test returns now show “Accepted” (“Response from IRS”). We were advised only this morning that the PA testing system was shut down for the past week for system upgrades. Our contact at the PA Department has promised to review last Wednesday’s resubmissions sometime today.

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