Error Message 218: RL1_Box211_211RequiredBoxA

You’ll see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if you entered an amount in box 211 (Benefit related to previous employment) on the RL-1 page, but didn’t enter an amount in box A (Employment income before source deductions):

Since you entered an amount in box 211 (Benefit related to previous employment) of your RL-1 page, you also need to enter an amount in box A (Employment income before source deductions). [error code: RQ218]

How do I fix this?

To fix this error, return to the RL-1 page in H&R Block’s tax software and enter the amount in box A as shown on your paper RL-1 slip.

Note: You can find the RL-1 page under the QUICK SLIP icon of the QUICK ENTRY tab.