Individual Income Tax 2008 - Top Reasons for Electronic Filing Rejects

The table below shows the top reasons electronic filed returns were rejected by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue for tax year 2008. The table includes the rejection code and the description of the rejection. Please review these situations to prevent any delays in processing your client's tax returns.

Error Code Reason Number of Returns Rejected
(as of 2/3/09)
970 Net tax paid to another state claimed and no Schedule OS is filed 887
666 UPI box has an incorrect value 145
656 1NPR – Moved out of WI before end of year – No Residence Questionnaire 119
002 Invalid Byte Count of Field Size 81
050 Town, Village, City code cannot be blank 70
657 1NPR e-file only available for wages, interest and dividend earners 67
065 School code must be numeric and cannot be blank 58
659 1NPR – Indicate the resident status for the taxpayer 57
985 Schedule H – The year, owner, owner type, property address, assessed land & improvement value must be provided 49
661 1NPR – Nonresident must enter a state code 33
971 Net tax paid to another state– Other state's code box does not agree with the number of columns completed on Schedule OS 33

Page last updated February 19, 2009