You will see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2018 tax software if you entered a basic personal amount for your spouse or common-law partner that exceeds the annual amount set by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA):
Your spouse’s or common-law partner’s basic personal amount can’t be higher than $11,809.00. Make sure you entered the amount shown on his/her return correctly. [error code: 125]
How do I fix this?
To correct the error, return to the Your spouse’s return page and enter the correct basic personal amount claimed on your spouse’s tax return. You can find this amount on line 300 of his or her Schedule 1.
Note: The Your spouse’s return page can be found under the REQUIRED icon on the PREPARE tab.