Error code 278

You’ll see the following error in H&R Block’s 2018 tax software if you reported foreign income (either from a business or non-business activity) from more than 3 different countries:

You can’t file this return online using NETFILE because you entered foreign income from more than 3 countries. Don’t worry, you can still file it by mail. When you get to the File page, you can download and print all the forms you need to mail to the government. [error code: 278]

How do I fix this?

While you won’t be able to NETFILE your return, you can still file it by mail. To download your return, on the FILE tab, click the By Mail button indicating that’s how you want to send your return to the government. Then, click the Mail-in Version button next to the return you’d like to download and print:





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