If your tax return has rejected due to an incorrect EIN then you need to go back into the TurboTax program and find the form with the incorrect number. Check your form with the number you have entered into TurboTax and once corrected you can submit your return again.
Below are some common EIN reject codes and you can follow the links for specific directions on how to correct this issue.
Click your rejection error for more info and solutions:
- FW2G-502: Form W-2G, Payer EIN must match data in the IRS e-File database
- FW2-502: The employer identification number (EIN) on the W-2 that was entered into the program does ...
- F1099R-502-02: Form 1099-R, Payer Federal Id Number must match data in the e-File database
- F2439-502-01: Form 2439, Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains,
These rejections occur when Employer Identification Number (EIN) or employer/payer name doesn't match IRS records..
Yes. You can retype the EIN number. For more information please click the link below.
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