This article will help resolve the following e-file critical diagnostic:
- California Electronic Payment: A phone number is required and valid "Daytime Telephone #" must be selected when paying electronically. (ref. #35131)
This e-file critical diagnostic is for the electronic payment of California estimated taxes, and will generate when:
- Electronic payment of estimated tax is selected on Screen 3, Miscellaneous Information/Direct Deposit in the section California Direct Deposit of Refund/Electronic Payment.
- When the box for Requires electronic payments is selected in the California Miscellaneous section of the same input screen.