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I e-filed my state and federal returns and they were rejected because of the employer ID number I went back and checked other forms and compare them with the W-2s and the numbers were right but on the

 
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BarbaraW22
Expert Alumni

I e-filed my state and federal returns and they were rejected because of the employer ID number I went back and checked other forms and compare them with the W-2s and the numbers were right but on the

If your return is rejected because your employer ID number is not correct, and you verified that the employer ID number agrees to what is shown on your W-2, please try the following:

  • Verify that you entered your employer's name exactly as it is shown on your W-2
  • Delete your entry for the Employer Identification Number (EIN) and re-enter it again. (You may have an extra space or some other issue that is causing the rejection.)

If everything agrees to your W-2, you will need to contact your employer to get the correct ID number. Please click here for instructions on how to correct your W-2 in TurboTax.

 

Unfortunately, the IRS will not allow you to e-file a return if the Employer Identification Number (EIN) and the employer name do not agree to what is in their database. 

 

If you are unable to get the correct information from your employer, you will need to mail your return.

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exIBM
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I e-filed my state and federal returns and they were rejected because of the employer ID number I went back and checked other forms and compare them with the W-2s and the numbers were right but on the

Second year in a row I wasn't able to E-Files my daughter's taxes.  Same error each year - EIN  invalid.

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exIBM
Returning Member

I e-filed my state and federal returns and they were rejected because of the employer ID number I went back and checked other forms and compare them with the W-2s and the numbers were right but on the

Plus it went ahead and charged me for NOT filing the state return.

EbonyL122824
Intuit Alumni

I e-filed my state and federal returns and they were rejected because of the employer ID number I went back and checked other forms and compare them with the W-2s and the numbers were right but on the

Please see the following instructions posted by @BarbaraW22 above.

 

If your return is rejected because your employer ID number is not correct, and you verified that the employer ID number agrees to what is shown on your W-2, please try the following:

  • Verify that you entered your employer's name exactly as it is shown on your W-2
  • Delete your entry for the Employer Identification Number (EIN) and re-enter it again. (You may have an extra space or some other issue that is causing the rejection.)

If everything agrees to your W-2, you will need to contact your employer to get the correct ID number. Please click here for instructions on how to correct your W-2 in TurboTax.

 

Unfortunately, the IRS will not allow you to e-file a return if the Employer Identification Number (EIN) and the employer name do not agree to what is in their database. 

 

If you are unable to get the correct information from your employer, you will need to mail your return.

 

@exIBM

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