You'll see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2018 tax software if you're claiming the Prince Edward Island equity tax credit but you entered a credit amount that was more than the maximum claimable:
The amount you’re claiming for the Prince Edward Island equity tax credit can’t be more than $7,000. Make sure you entered the credit amount shown on your PE-ETC certificate correctly. [error code: 251]
How do I fix this?
To correct the error, return to the Prince Edward Island equity tax credit page and enter the tax credit amount as shown on your 2018 PE-ETC certificate. The maximum amount you can claim per year is $7,000.
Note: The Prince Edward Island equity tax credit page can be found under the PENSION PLANS AND INVESTMENTS icon on the PREPARE tab.