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Troubleshooting corporate e-file schema reject error X0000-005 (Form 8858, Schedule M)

SOLVEDby IntuitLacerte TaxUpdated September 10, 2021

The following IRS e-file XML reject error for a federal corporation is occuring in Lacerte:

X0000-005 The XML data has failed schema validation

path/efile:Return[1]/efile:ReturnData[1]/efile:IRS8858ScheduleM[1]/efile:USFiler[1]

Follow these steps to resolve the error:

  1. Go to Screen 78, Foreign Disregarded Entities,  Information Return for FDE (8858).
  2. Locate the General Information section.
  3. Remove any invalid US address entries for foreign address (foreign address with ZIP code and country entered with additional US state and ZIP code).
    • Do this for each address field.
  4. Go to the Forms tab.
    • This will cause the program to recalculate with new information.
  5. E-file the return again.
 

Refer to this IRS resource for more information about XML errors.

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