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E-file Transmission Failure

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The error message states:
Your request was not understood by the e-filing service. - Invalid XML. cvc-complex-type.2.4.a: Invalid content was found starting with element 'app'. One of '{senderEmail, legalName}' is expected.
Please verify that your application program is up-to-date.
Problem occurred transmitting efile data
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This has happened before but Intuit hasn't provided an definite response.

https://proconnect.intuit.com/community/lacerte-discussions/discussion/e-filing-for-individuals/00/4...

@IntuitAustin @MirageTax Could you please give an update on the cause and resolution?  Thanks!

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Howdy,

I'm checking with support if there is a solution we can offer. I know sometimes with these XML errors, support does troubleshooting. I'm checking to see if we have a solution though first. 


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Got an update: This is usually caused by an issue with the preparer information. Try deleting and re-entering it in the preparers information area.

You can get there by clicking the gear in the bottom left corner that says settings, the clicking Preparer Information.

Then click Add a new preparer and enter the applicable information. Once your done, click View Actions on the original preparer and click Delete 


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Thanks, @IntuitAustin , but why would this happen if there has been no changes to preparer info?

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Our support team is unaware of what causes the issue, but the development team is aware of the issue and looking into it. 


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