That has occurred a couple of times for my clients this year. All you have to do is click on the warning in the audit box which will take you directly to the OAS slip. Then select the "checkmark" symbol (next to the Auditor button) on the top bar of the program. That checkmark is the signoff key for the person preparing the tax return. Once you're in that mode take your mouse pointer to the red circle around the "offending" OAS amount and click it with the check mark. Voila! The red circle disappears and you can once again save the file and proceed with efiling.
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