FROM THE IRS:
The following forms will be disabled until mid-to-late February with new Error Reject Code (ERC) 0248.
Error Reject Code 0248 will read as follows:
The following forms cannot be e-filed at this time:
Schedule A, Itemized Deductions
Form 3800, General Business Credit
Form 4684, Casualties and Thefts
Form 5405, First-Time Homebuyer Credit and Repayment of the Credit (Page 2)
Form 6478, Alcohol and Cellulosic Biofuel Fuels Credit
Form 8834, Qualified Plug-in Electric and Electric Vehicle Credit
Form 8859, District of Columbia First-Time Homebuyer Credit
Form 8910, Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit
Form 8917, Tuition and Fees Deduction
Form 8936, Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
ERC 0248 is scheduled to be implemented for PATS on January 10, 2011.
In addition, Error Reject Code 0014 does not allow entries for Educator Expenses (Form 1040, line 23 and Form 1040A, line 16) or Tuition and Fees (Form 1040, line 34 and Form 1040A, line 19).
In mid-to-late February, the Record Layout for the Form 1040 and Form 1040A will be updated to allow entries for EDUCATOR EXPENSES (SEQ 0623) and TUITION AND FEES DEDUCTION (SEQ 0705).
Subsequent alerts will be issued when these forms are available for e-file and when Form 1040 and Form 1040A changes are implemented.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.