I PREPARED AN AMENDED RETURN BUT RECEIVED AN ERROR MESSAGE WHEN I TRIED TO E-FILE. "NOT TRANSMITTED, THE AMENDED RETURN FAILED THE TAX SUBMISSION AMENDED RETURN VALIDATION STEP." WHAT DOES THAT MEAN AND HOW DO I MAKE THE NECESSARY CORRECTIONS?
Is that a 1040?
Did you see the announcements that the IRS shuts down individual e-file every mid-Nov, to reopen sometime in Jan? Read this:
And read and bookmark this:
And don't try to send business returns this Saturday.
If you subscribe to the e-newsletters and quick alerts from the IRS, this info comes to you via email.
"Level Up" is a gaming function, not a real life function.
Efiling for individuals is closed until 2022. If its a balance due return, mail it in. If its got a refund, waiting for Efiling to reopen next year may be a quicker method for receiving a refund than mailing.