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Troubleshooting California diagnostic ref. 16499 in ProConnect Tax

SOLVEDby IntuitUpdated July 05, 2023

The following California diagnostic is generating in the Individual return:

"e-file: State of domicile is required for e-file." (ref. #16499)

This diagnostic generates when CA isn't set as the full year resident state in Screen 1, Client Information.

Follow these steps to resolve the diagnostic for a full-year resident:

  1. Go to Input Return  General  Client Information.
  2. Check the Full Year Resident? box. 

Follow these steps to resolve the diagnostic for a part-year or nonresident:

  1. Go to Input Return  State & Local.  Part-Yr./Nonres. Information.
  2. Choose CA Part-Year Nonres Info.
  3. Locate the Domicile in 20XX (MANDATORY) section.
  4. Use the dropdown menu to select the State in which the the Taxpayer and/or Spouse were domiciled during the year.
  5. Use the dropdown menu to select the Country.
  6. Complete any other applicable subsections for the client.

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