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

Error Code         

Error Message                                                               
FA-013 Since you indicated that the organization is filing a short-year return, you must update your tax year information to a fiscal year and are required to select the month, date, and year for the beginning and end dates. You must also check the box on step two stating the organization has terminated.
FA-014 Since you indicated that the organization has annual gross receipts of $50,000 or less, you must check the box on step 2 to confirm your organization's eligibility to file an e-postcard.
FA-015 Since you indicated that the organization has a short tax year, you must select that the organization has terminated on step 2.
FA-028 Tax period end date is greater than the current date. The IRS will process the return once the tax period ends.
FA-032 The tax period information you have provided doesn't match with the previous filings. If you proceed to file, the return might get rejected. Please ensure your tax year is accurate with the information the IRS has on file. 
FA-244 Please check Gross Receipt Eligibility
CUSTOM-01 Tax Period beginning date must be within the tax year.
FA-001 Organization's name must be entered.
FA-275 You can only e-file for the current and previous two tax years. The IRS will no longer process TY 2019 returns.
BIZ-005 If the address has a state AA, AE or AP, then the city must be entered.
BIZ-003 If the Filer has a US address in the Return Header and State Abbreviation has the value "AP" then first three digits of the ZIP code must be in the range 962 - 966
BIZ-004 If the address has the city - "APO" or "FPO", the state must be either "AA", "AE" or "AP" (military states).
BIZ-002 If the Filer has a US address in the Return Header and State Abbreviation has the value "AE" then the first three digits of the ZIP code must be in the range 090 - 098.
BIZ-001 Invalid US Zip Code for the Military State AA - Armed Forces Americas (except Canada). ZIP Code must be 340.
FA-012 The return for the EIN ('XXXXXXXXX) has been already filed for the tax year 2020
FA-033 Please enter a valid zip code in the "Books are in the Care Of" portion of the form
FA-004 Please enter a valid zip code
FA-005 Pleases enter a valid zip code in the organization address.
FA-006 Please enter the name of the Principal Officer
FA-007 Please provide State information for the Princial Officer
FA-008 Please provide Country information for the Princial Officer
FA-009 Please enter a valid zip code for the Princial Officer address.
FA-016 Please enter a valid zip code for the Tax Preparer details
FA-001 Please enter the organization name
FA-006 Please enter the name of the Principal Officer.
FA-002 Please select the State
FA-003 Please select the Country
FA-011 Please enter a valid Phone Number.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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