How do we fix the audit errors in Form 990?
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Applicable To
990-PF 990-N 990-EZ 990 8868 1120-POL

Follow the explanations shared below for each error code that notifies you to fix while filing Form 990.

Error Code Error Message                                                 
FA-409 Signature details must be provided.
FA-385 Item I - Tax exempt status is required. Please select the required checkbox.
FA-389 Item K - Form of organization is required. Please select the required checkbox.
CUSTOM-18 Year of Formation must have a value.
FA-554 Part-I Line 1 the organization’s mission or most significant activities is mandatory.
FA-562 Part-IV Some of the questions are left unanswered. Please check either "Yes" or "No".
FA-567 Part-IV Some of the questions are left unanswered. Please check either "Yes" or "No".
FA-556 Part-V Line 1a and 1b must have a value.
FA-557 Form 990, Part-V Line 2a must have a value.
FA-563 Form 990, Part-V Line3a checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-563 Form 990, Part-V Line4a checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-563 Form 990, Part-V Line5a checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-563 Form 990, Part-V Line5b checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-563 Form 990, Part-V Line6a checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-558 Form 990, Part-VI Line 1a and 1b must have a value.
FA-559 Form 990, Part-VI Some of the questions are left unanswered. Please check either "Yes" or "No".
CUSTOM-21 Books are in care of must be provided.
FA-524 If Form 990, Part VII, Line 1a checkbox is not checked, then at least one complete entry must be present.
CUSTOM-17 Form 990 Part VII-A Line 1a - If any of the columns has a value, then remaining columns must be completed.
CUSTOM-33 Form 990 Part VII-B Line 1 - If any of the columns have a value, then the remaining columns must be completed and column C amount must be greater than $100,000.
FA-532 Form 990, Part X, Line 33 column [A] must equal Part X, Line 16 column [A]. If a value is not provided for any of the lines in this rule, treat that line as having the value of zero.
FA-533 Form 990, Part X, Line 33 column [B] must equal Part X, Line 16 column [B]. If a value is not provided for any of the lines in this rule, treat that line as having the value of zero.
FA-601 Form 990 Total net assets or fund balances Part X Line 32b value must equal to Part XI Line10.
FA-560 Form 990, Part-XII Line 2a checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-561 Form 990, Part-XII Line 2b checkbox "Yes" or "No" must be checked.
FA-384 Part XII Line 1 - Accounting method is required. Please select the required checkbox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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