Error Message 384: T5_Box17_REQUIRED_INVENTIONORWORK

You’ll see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if, on the T5: Statement of investment income page, you entered an amount in box 17 for royalties you received during the year, but you didn’t indicate if these royalties were from work or an invention of yours:

It looks like you’ve entered an amount in box 17 of the T5 page but you didn’t confirm if these royalties were from work or an invention of yours.  Let’s go back and answer the following question on the T5 page: Were the royalties you entered in box 17 above from a work or invention of yours? [error code: 384]

 

How do I fix this?

To correct this error, return to the T5 page in the tax software and, in the Additional information about your slip section, answer the question: Were the royalties you entered in box 17 above from a work or invention of yours?

Note: The T5 page can be found under the QUICK SLIP icon on the QUICK ENTRY tab.