An issue has been reported in Reckon APS Tax 2018.6.0 where the following error message is triggered in some 2018 individual tax returns:

VR.ATO.IITR.100043 - Adjusted taxable income trigger when taxable income is less than zero

The issue has been logged to be fixed in the next release.

In the interim the linked hotfix files can be installed to resolve the issue.

Installation of hotfix files:


Before proceeding to the steps below, please make sure that you close all the APS applications.
It is recommended that you backup your database before making the changes

Steps :

1. Extract the files (Sbr2018IITR.dll and SBr2018Validations.json) from the file linked:

2. Locate the files Sbr2018IITR.dll and SBr2018Validations.json in the directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Advance Tax\Tax\ and move them to another folder location
3. Follow the instructions on KA-01640 to replace the files from the file to the directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Advance Tax\Tax\. Please ensure that the files are unblocked.
4. Once the files have been replaced, open the return and click on the "refresh validation' button.

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