Error Message 277: CPP_QPP_BENEFITS_114_MUST_BE_GREATER_OR_EQUAL

You will see the following error message on the ERRORS page in H&R Block’s 2016 tax software if, when completing the First Nations and Reserve Lands page, you entered an amount in the field next to the label Exempt Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits that exceeds the amount you entered in box 20 (taxable CPP/QPP benefits) of the T4A(P): Statement of Canada Pension Plan Benefits page :

The amount entered for Exempt Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits can’t be more than the amount entered in box 20 (Taxable CPP/QPP benefits) on the T4A(P) page. Make sure you entered the amount shown on the T4A(P) slip correctly. [error code: 277]

How do I fix this?

To correct the error, enter the correct amount of CPP/QPP benefits you received as shown on your T4A(P) paper slip.

Note: To enter your T4A(P) slip into the software, go to the QUICK ENTRY tab and click on the QUICK SLIP icon. Type "T4A(P)" in the search field and either click the highlighted selection or press Enter to continue. You can find the First Nation and Reserve Lands page on the PREPARE tab under the OTHER icon.