IRS rejection F1040-087 (MeF)
Your client's Form 1040 e-file was rejected, citing the following:
If the tax return is not eligible to claim Earned Income Credit, then Form 1040, Line 64a 'EarnedIncomeCreditAmt' must be equal to zero or not be present.
This rejection means the Earned Income Credit was disallowed in a prior year.
The equivalent Legacy reject code is ERC 606:
Form 1040/1040A/1040EZ - IRS Master File indicates the taxpayer is not allowed to claim the Earned Income Credit for this tax year.
This information applies to all years of the UltimateTax software.