Error Message: "Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN) in the Return Header..."
Efiling a return with an EFIN that isn't approved by the IRS
’Error: Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN) in the Return Header must be listed in the e-File database and in accepted status’
The EFIN is no longer IRS approved to submit/e-file returns.
Contact IRS to get correction using either of the below options.
- Contact e-Services Helpdesk 866-255-0654
- Have ERO navigate to IRS.gov and login to their e-Services account.