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TaxReference' element is invalid

Article ID
ias-12702
Article Name
TaxReference' element is invalid
Created Date
6th February 2018
Product
IRIS Business Tax, IRIS Business Tax – AiB
Problem
When generating an Electronic tax return for company, you receive this validation message: The 'https://www.govtalk.gov.uk/taxation/CT/5: TaxReference' element is invalid - The value " is invalid according to its datatype 'String' - The actual length is less than the MinLength value.
Resolution

To solve the message above, please do the following in Business Tax:

  • Go to Data Entry in the top left hand corner
  • Group and Consortium (CT600C)
  • Double click under the Tax reference column and enter the unique Tax reference number manually

If the above does not work, please do the following in Business Tax:

  • Go into the company which is claiming or surrendering group relief
  • Client in the top left-hand corner
  • View
  • Tax Tab
  • Remove the UTR
  • Click save and close
  • Go back to Client | View | Tax Tab
    -Enter the UTR
  • Save
  • Close
  • Go back to the original company
  • Data Entry
  • Groups and Consortium
  • Highlight the company and delete
  • Then re-add the company again

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