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How to resolve diagnostics ref. 30313, ref. 43734, ref. 30315, ref. 43735, ref. 43736, ref. 43739, and ref. 43738

SOLVEDby IntuitLacerte TaxUpdated August 05, 2022

This article will help you resolve the following e-file diagnostics. These diagnostics occur when there is a MN withholding amount (Col E) on Schedule M1W, pg 1, line 1. A 7-digit MN state ID number is required for the return.

  • The diagnostic for the M1-W W-2 #X states:
    • "Minnesota requires a 7-digit MN state ID Number (Col C) and a State wages amount (Col D) when there is a MN withholding amount (Col E) on Schedule M1W, pg 1, line 1." (ref. #30313) and (ref. #43734)
  • The diagnostic for the M1-W 1099/W-2G #X, M1-W 1099-DIV #X, and M1-W 1099-G #X states:
    • "Minnesota requires a 7-digit MN state ID Number (Col B) and a income amount (Col C) when there is a MN withholding amount (Col D) on Schedule M1W, pg 1, line 2." (ref. #30315) (ref. #43735) (ref. #43739) (ref. #43738)
  • The diagnostic for the M1-W 1099-R #X states:
    • "Minnesota requires a 7-digit MN state ID Number (Col B) and a income amount (Col C) when there is a MN withholding amount (Col D) on Schedule M1W, pg 1, line 2. Verify that a valid 7-digit number has been entered in the State identification number field located under the Other information section." (ref. #43736)

To resolve these diagnostics select your reference number below:

  1. Go to Screen 10, Wages, Salaries, Tips.
  2. Click on the W-2 (listed in the diagnostic) from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the Employer Information (MANDATORY for e-file) section.
  4. Hold down Ctrl+E in, Employer state ID no. (Ctrl+E if multi-state W-2).
  5. Enter MN in (15) State.
  6. Enter the (15) State Employer ID No.
  7. Click OK.
  1. Go to Screen 11, Interest Income.
  2. Click on the Form 1099-INT (listed in the diagnostic) from the left navigation panel.
  3. Locate the Other subsection.
  4. Enter the Payer's identification number [MN].
  1. Go to Screen 12, Dividend Income.
  2. Click on the 1099-DIV (listed in the diagnostic) from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the Form 1099-DIV section.
  4. Locate the Other subsection.
  5. Enter the Payer's identification number [MN].
  1. Go to Screen 13, Pensions, IRA Distributions.
  2. Click on the 1099-R (listed in the diagnostic) from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the State and Local section.
  4. Locate the Electronic Filing subsection.
  5. Enter MN in (15) St.
  6. Enter the (15) State Identification Number.
  1. Go to Screen 13.2, Gambling Winnings and Losses.
  2. Click on the 1 from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the W-2G Gambling Winnings section.
  4. Enter MN in, (13) State name*.
  5. Enter the (13) Payer's state identification number*.
  1. Go to Screen 14.2, State Tax Refunds, Unemployment Comp.
  2. Click on the 1 from the left navigation panel.
  3. Scroll down to the State section.
  4. Enter MN in, Payer's state identification number.
  5. Enter the Payer's identification number [MN].

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