How to fix the audit errors in my Form 990-EZ?
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Follow the explanations shared below for each error code that notifies you to fix while filing Form 990-EZ.


Error Code                             

Error Message                                                                                 
F990EZ-016-01 In Part V Line 35a, select Yes or No if the organization is other than section 527.
FA-396 Part III - Primary exempt purpose is required. Please provide purpose in the return
FA-397 In Part III Lines 28 - 30 any of the lines must be completed. And If any of the description, expenses or grants have a value, then remaining fields should be completed in the form.
FA-398 In Part IV, if the List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees has at least one entry in the return or any of the columns in an entry has a value, then adjacent remaining columns must be completed in the return. Please enter zero for non-required fields.
FA-399 Part V Line 42a - Organization’s books are in care of - All fields are required in the return.
FA-409 Signature details must be completed in the form.
CUSTOM-06 Item E - Telephone number is required. Please provide a valid contact number.
CUSTOM-12 Organization address is required. Please provide a valid address.
FA-408 Part V Line 35c checkbox "Yes" or checkbox "No" must be checked.
FA-571 In Item B, if the Amended return checkbox is selected, then the reason for amendment should be provided.
CUSTOM-03 Accounting period change must have a value
F990EZ-020-01 If Part V Line 38a is selected as "Yes", then the amount should be greater than zero.
F990EZ-021-01 In Part V Line 39a, If the organization is under section 501(c)(7), then the amount should be greater than zero.
F990EZ-022-01 In Part V Line 39b, If the organization is under section 501(c)(7), then the amount should be greater than zero.
F990EZ-113-02 In Part V Line 39b, If the organization is under section 501(c)(7), then the amount should be greater than zero.
F990EZ-119-01 In Part V Line 40b, Select "Yes" or "No" if the organization falls under section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(29).
FA-395 Form 990-EZ Part I Line6(b) value should not be greater than Part I Line1
FA-437 If Part V Line 44a is selected as "Yes" (organization maintained donor advised funds during the year), then Form 990 must be filed instead of Form 990-EZ. Please delete this return and create a new 990 return.
FA-438 If Part V Line 44b is selected as "Yes" (organization operated one or more hospital facilities during the year), then Form 990 must be filed instead of Form 990-EZ. Please delete this return and create a new 990 return.
FA-439 If Part V Line 45b is selected as "Yes" (organization maintained donor advised funds during the year), then Form 990 must be filed instead of Form 990-EZ. Please delete this return and create a new 990 return.
FA-638 If Part VI Line 50 has any values in column A, then adjacent columns should have a value. Please enter zero in non-required fields
CUSTOM-15 For Form 990-EZ Part VI, line 50, each employee total compensation from the organization must be greater than $100,000.
FA-393 Form 990-EZ Part I Line 19 must agree with Part II Line 27 of column (A)
FA-394 Part II Line 27 column B must be matched with Part I Line 21 in the return.
F990EZ-114-02 You selected that the organization has been terminated on Item B. Therefore, Part V, Line 36 must be selected as 'Yes' and Schedule N must be completed.
CUSTOM-01 If Part V Line 36 is selected as 'Yes', then Schedule N must have at least one entry in the return.
FA-402 If Schedule B (Form 990-EZ) Part I, Total Contributions value must be greater than $5000.
FA-400 On Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF), Part I each entry for "Contributors" must have a value for all the fields.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After resolving all the errors and cautions based on the error messages, you can continue to transmit the return to the IRS.

 

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