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Amended Return Tax Tips


Amended Return FAQ Generally Taxpayers file amended returns to correct and/or update their original filing information.  The appropriate form to utilize is the Form 1040X which is a three column (Columns A, B & C) format. Amended Return Question: Can I file an amended Form 1040X electronically? Amended Return Answer: The Form 1040X (.pdf), Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is not accepted electronically; only an original tax return may be electronically filed. You must file a paper Form 1040X. Amended Return Question: Can My Refund be Direct Deposited if I file an Amended Return? Amended Return Answer: No, If you are due a refund, the IRS will issue you a check and you cannot request a direct deposit. Other Amended Tax Return Tips The first entry is a check box indicating the tax year the taxpayer is amending.  These boxes cover the four most current years.  There are also check boxes to list another year and/or a fiscal year which is for fiscal year filers. The next entries request the taxpayer(s) name(s) and social security number(s).  It is very important to list the taxpayer name as it appeared on the original return and in the order (primary, secondary) it …

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