The following diagnostic is generating:
Per the e-File Business Rules, the Payment Amount on the IRS Payment Record must not be more than 200% of the amount on Form 1040, Amount you owe.
According to the diagnostic, the return should be paper filed. To remove the diagnostic so that the return can be e-filed. Print the Penalties and Interest Worksheet and Statement. Print the Client Letter with the correct amount for the taxpayer's remittance. Go to Screen 8, Penalties & Interest. Scroll down to the Late Return Penalty & Interest section. Remove amounts from this section and e-file the return.
If you are attempting to e-file a 1040X amended return, this diagnostic is triggering in error and will be corrected in a program update available November 11th. Prior to the update being available, if you wish to e-file the amended return now, in Screen 3 of the Lacerte program, please enter a '-1' in the field "Form 1040 payment (defaults to amount due) [Override]" on Misc Info/Direct Deposit screen to clear the diagnostic.