You’ll see the following error message on the ERRORS page in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if, on the Amounts from {Spouse’s} 2016 return page, you entered an amount for your spouse’s or common-law partner’s provincial basic personal amount that exceeds the maximum amount allowed:

 Your spouse's or common-law partner's provincial (Name of province) basic personal amount can't be more than {the provincial amount allowed}. Make sure you entered the amount shown on his/her return correctly. [error code: 143]

How do I fix this?

To fix this error, return to the Amounts from {Spouse’s} 2016 return page in H&R Block’s tax software and enter the provincial basic personal amount from line 5804 of your spouse’s return.

Note: You can find the Amounts from {Spouse’s} 2016 return page under the OTHER icon of the PREPARE tab.