Did you enter any unemployment? There was a change for that.
You can exclude up to 10,200 of unemployment unless your income is over 150,000. The IRS will recalculate your return for the new unemployment exemption if you already filed. You can log back into your return and it should automatically update your return and show you the new refund. But the updated return won't be sent. The IRS will adjust it for you.
If you have filed. The IRS will recalculate your return for the new unemployment exemption for you. There is no need for taxpayers to file an amended return unless the calculations make the taxpayer newly eligible for additional federal credits and deductions not already included on the original tax return.
You will need to file an amended return for the state. You may need to file an amended federal but only if a credit is not on your return and should be. The IRS is adjusting the unemployment and credits already on returns.
Once your original return is accepted and the finances are settled, you can file an amended return.
- Save a copy of the original return before doing an amended return. See:
- Track amended return status online. Taxpayers can track the status of their amended tax return in English and Spanish using Where’s My Amended Return?
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