Category: IRS Federal Reject Codes
Federal Reject Code R0000-507-01
With this particular reject code, the IRS is stating that a dependent listed on your return has already been claimed as a dependent on another tax return accepted for the same tax year. Since the IRS does not allow more than one individual to claim the same exemption on multiple tax returns for the same year, they will not accept the return electronically. This can be a common issue with separated/divorced parents both trying to claim the same child.
To remove the dependent from your TaxSlayer account, select "Basic Information" from the navigation bar located on the left side of your screen followed by "Dependent/Qualifying Person(s)". Select "Delete" and confirm the delete to remove this dependent from your return. You may now resubmit your return by completing the "E-file" process on the navigation bar as well. TaxSlayer will send a confirmation e-mail to the address on record once the IRS has processed your return.
If you are certain that you are able to claim the dependent in question and you believe an error has occurred, please contact the IRS at (800) 829-1040 for your next course of action. They may advise you to print your return to paper file as it will continue to be rejected electronically. To print your return from within your TaxSlayer account, please click here. Once printed, sign and date the return to avoid processing delays and include a letter explaining the issue with your return discrepancy.