e-file Rejection: R0000-902 - Taxpayer TIN in the Return Header must not be the same as a TIN of a previously accepted electronic return for the return type and tax period indicated in the tax return.

This master file reject indicates that a return of the same type has been accepted as an electronic return. 

  1. Verify through the return history that after the status of "Ready to Transmit - Validation Complete" and the status of "Transmitted" is listed only once. 
  • If the status of "Transmitted"  is listed only once, please contact the IRS e-file help line at 866-255-0654.
  • If the status of "Transmitted" is listed more than once, please create a support case listing the rejection, year of return, return type, and return ID that this has happened to.
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