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renona-temple
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How many years back can I amend tax returns?

Can I do amendments to add 1099 misc for past tax returns?
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queenbee12111974
New Member

How many years back can I amend tax returns?

2015
MinhT
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How many years back can I amend tax returns?

You can amend a tax return three years from the date your original return was due or within two years from the date you paid the tax, whichever is later.

Right now, you can amend your tax returns for 2014, 2015 and 2016. After April 15, 2018, you can no longer amend your 2014 tax return.

If your did not report one or more forms 1099-MISC, you can amend your returns to add them, within the above time limits.


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daveau66
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How many years back can I amend tax returns?

WRONG.  The IRS says you can amend a return 3 years form the DATE of FILING not the date the return was due.  REFERENCE:  <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-offers-tips-on-how-to-amend-your-tax-return">https://www.irs.gov/ne... I took your answer I missed the opportunity.  You need to correct your page.
SweetieJean
Level 15

How many years back can I amend tax returns?

That IRS post is 5 yrs old.
SweetieJean
Level 15

How many years back can I amend tax returns?

"Generally, to claim a refund, you must file Form 1040X within 3 years after the date you filed your original return or within 2 years after the date you paid the tax, whichever is later"
. <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc308">https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc308</a>
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