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Drake20 Update Notes

2021.04.07 - Drake20 Updates


Arizona Update 20

  • Individual Package:
    • The e-file program has been updated to prevent parse error SolarEnergyDev' element. 
    • The e-file program has been updated to prevent parse error 'AddressLine1Txt' element on Form 310, Credit for Solar Energy Devices.
    • The following codes have been added or adjusted for Form 321, Credit for Contributions to Qualifying Charitable Organizations, as per the Arizona DoR:
      • 22215 Armer Foundation for Kids
      • 20437 Grand Canyon Council, Boy Scouts of America Outreach, LLC
      • 20362 Jewish Free Loan Association
      • 20433 North Pole Ministries
      • 20246 Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun
      • 20099 Spot 127 Youth Media Center, LLC.
    • AZ Increased Standard Deduction for Charitable Contributions has been updated.
  • S Corporation, Partnership, and Tax-Exempt Packages:
    •  AZ has updated the instructions for Form 308, Credit for Increased Research Activities. The calculation for the credit will now start on line 11, Part 2, of the form.

District of Columbia Update 19

  • Individual, Corporation, S Corporation, Partnership, and Fiduciary Packages:
    • The results for "Losses claimed," "Total losses claimed," "Losses remaining," and "Total losses remaining (to be carried forward)" will now be displayed as expected on NOL Net Operating Loss Deduction for Tax Years 2018 and Later ("DCNOLC") for Forms D-20, Corporation Franchise Tax Return, and D-30, Unincorporated Business Franchise Tax Return.
  • Individual Package:
    • Municipal bond interest entered on line 8, "Tax-exempt interest" of federal screen INT will no longer be added as "Other state interest" on line 7, "Other," of Schedule I, Additions to and Subtractions from Federal Adjusted Gross Income. 

Georgia Update 12

  • Individual Package
    • When multiple "Other" additions are present on GA Form 500, Schedule 1, line 5, and the federal unemployment exclusion amount is included, the amounts will be listed on GA worksheet ATT, Schedule 1   Additions and Subtractions. 

Michigan Update 16

  • Individual Package:
    • The EF Return Selector has been updated to display the correct refund or balance due for amended Forms MI-1040, Michigan Individual Tax Return.
    • Form MI-1040H, Michigan Schedule of Apportionment, has been updated to limit line 6, "Michigan Sales," and line 7, "Total sales," to positive numbers, resolving a parse error on element "MichiganSales."

Nebraska Update 11

  • Individual Package:
    • EF Message 0093 text has been updated.
    • EF Message 0093 will now be generated only when no federal Form 1099-DIV statement is present in the return and there is an amount present on line 10, "Enter the amount of the dividend received," of NE form 4797N, Special Capital Gains/Extraordinary Dividend Election and Computation.

Wisconsin Update 16

  • Individual Package:
    • An update resolves rejects "F1-976" and "F1-974" when the claimant age on Schedule H, Wisconsin Homestead Credit, is greater than or equal to 100.
    • An update prevents a parse error for element "Header" when a school district code is entered in place of the county code.
    • Wisconsin individual income tax return filing and payment due dates have been extended to May 17, 2021. Wisconsin law provides for an extension of time and waiver of interest and penalties when the IRS extends filing deadlines during a presidentially-declared disaster; therefore, no interest or penalties will accrue during the period of April 15, 2021 to May 17, 2021. Interest and late filing fees will apply beginning May 18, 2021.
    • Recently updated Wisconsin law requires that if the taxpayer claims the federal Earned Income Tax Credit, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit must be recomputed for Wisconsin purposes before the Wisconsin Earned Income Credit can be claimed on Form 1, Wisconsin Income Tax. 
  • Partnership Package:
    • Line 19, "Wisconsin apportionment percentage," of Form 3, Wisconsin Partnership Return, and Part II of Form N, Wisconsin Nonapportionable, Separately Accounted, and Separately Apportioned Income, will no longer display an apportionment percentage when the separate accounting method is used.
  • Fiduciary Package:
    • A parse error on the element "AttentionCareOf" has been resolved, where the "In care of" last name is invalid.

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