TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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Reject code F1040EZ-396-01: The e-File database indicates a First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment is due for the Primary SSN.

The e-File database indicates a First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment is due for the Primary SSN. A Form 1040 must be filed, with the repayment amount included on Form 1040, Line 60b or Form 5405 must be attached to Form 1040.

The IRS database indicates an installment payment is due for the First Time Homebuyer Installment Payment. This payment amount should be included on your return.

Solution

The IRS has provided a direct online lookup tool to view the First Time Homebuyer Information. Access the lookup tool and make appropriate changes.  After you have made the changes, re-submit your return electronically.

If the reject continues, you'll be unable to electronically file and will need to paper file and mail this return.


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