This rejection can happen when a dependent's date of birth or Social Security number (SSN) was entered incorrectly. SEIC-F1040-535-04 For each child on Schedule EIC (Form 1040), 'QualifyingChildSSN' and 'ChildBirthYr' must match that in the e-File database.
Less commonly, this rejection can be caused by a mismatch with the IRS database, or if the dependent's Social Security number was issued late last year.
Select your version of TurboTax for instructions on how to fix it.
Tip: To prevent this rejection next year, call the Social Security Administration (SSA) at 1-800-772-1213 to verify their records (this is where the IRS database pulls from). If the info is wrong, please allow 4–6 weeks for correction.