Error when submitting to IRS FIRE system

January 14, 2022

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Q. I always submit a test file to the IRS Fire Test system to ensure that my files meet the requirements before submitting to Production System. I received a BAD file status which reads "'B' records contains non-numeric characters in the Payment Amount Fields. Refer to Publication 1220 or contact your software company or service provider for further information." I compared my test file from last year to this year and see no change. I am using Microsoft Dynamics AX. Did the IRS announce any…

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