You have to sign onto your 2013 online account using the exact same user ID you used to create the 2013 online account.
Close all TurboTax windows on your web browser (including this one). Copy and paste the account recovery website link onto a new web browser window and run the tool.
Use this TurboTax account recovery website to get a list of all the user ID's for an email address. Run the tool against any email addresses you may have used - https://myturbotax.intuit.com/account-recovery
If none of the user ID's received will access your 2013 account, then use the option shown in blue on the account recovery website, "Try something else"
If you used the desktop CD/Download editions installed on your computer, the only copy of your tax data file and any PDF's will be on the computer where the return was created. TurboTax does not store online any returns completed using the desktop editions.
To access your prior year tax returns sign onto the TurboTax website with the userID you used to create the account - https://myturbotax.intuit.com/
Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and on the section Your tax returns & documents click on Show. Click on the Year and Click on Download/print return (PDF)
You can also get free transcripts of your federal return from the IRS - http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript
For a fee of $50 you can get a complete federal tax return from the IRS by completing Form 4506 - http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f4506.pdf
You will not be able to upgrade to the Plus edition for tax year 2018 since the TurboTax online editions for 2018 have closed to make way for the 2019 online editions. Once the 2019 online editions become available in December, at that time you can start a 2019 return and upgrade to Plus.
Or contact TurboTax support during business hours and see if there are any other options available for accessing a prior year online tax return.
Support is open from 5am to 5pm Pacific time, Monday thru Friday
Use this website to contact TurboTax support during business hours - https://support.turbotax.intuit.com/contact/
Support can also be reached by messaging them on these pages https://www.facebook.com/turbotax/ and https://twitter.com/TeamTurboTax
You can access your prior year returns using the Documents tab in the navigation.
- When you sign in, make sure you're using the same TurboTax account (with the same username) as in prior years.
- Select Documents from the navigation when it appears.
- Use the drop-down menu at the top of the screen to choose the tax year you want and then select Download PDF.
If you filed your 2018 taxes with TurboTax and would like to receive a copy to complete this year's tax return, please click, How do I access a prior year return?
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