How do I clear EF message 5206 in a 990 return? How do I get the officer’s name and title to appear on page 1?
EF Message 5206 states:
If the Signature Option "PIN Number" is selected (the element "SignatureOption" in the Return Header has a value of "PIN Number") then the following fields must have a value in the Return Header: "PractitionerPIN", "TaxpayerPIN", "Name" of the "Officer", "Title" of the "Officer", "DateSigned" and "PINEnteredBy" Indicator.
To clear this EF message and have the officer's information appear on page 1 of Form 990, ensure that:
- The ERO PIN, Officer PIN, and Signature Date fields are completed on the PIN screen, and
- The Name, Title, and Address fields are completed on the OFF screen.
- Be sure to mark the Signs Return and Principal Officer fields on the OFF screen.