Error code 166

You’ll see the following error message in H&R Block’s 2017 tax software if, on certain pages, you accidentally entered a start date that occurs after the end date you entered:

The start date can’t be after the end date. Please correct the date you entered. [error code: 166]

 

How do I fix this?

To fix this error, simply enter the correct start and end dates on the applicable page in H&R Block’s tax software. Depending on your situation, this error could’ve been triggered on any of the following pages:

Page

Related fields

 T2125: Statement of business or professional activities

 Date your fiscal period started and Date your fiscal period ended

 T2042: Statement of farming activities

 Period From and Period To

 T2121: Statement of fishing activities

 Start of business year and End of business year

 T776: Statement of real estate rentals     

 Start of the rental operation in 2017 (enter 2017-01-01 if this isn’t the  first year of operation) and End of the rental operation in 2017 (enter the year end of the operation)

 T5013: Statement of partnership income 

 Date your fiscal period started and Date your fiscal period ended

 

 

 

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