I incorrectly put that I have student loans I don't have student loans because i got a Pell Grant but I thought that was a student loan so I put that while filing taxes how do I fix this
If the return was already filed, you will need to wait until it has been processed and you have received your refund or confirmation that any tax due was paid. (If you file an amended return while your first return is being processed, it can cause extended delays for both returns)
- How do I amend my 2019 TurboTax Online return?
- What taxpayers should know about amending a tax return
- How does the refund math work on amendments?
Amended returns can only be mailed. It is suggested that it be mailed certified with return receipt (or other tracking service) to verify that the IRS receives it.
You can check the status of the amended return here, but allow 3 weeks after mailing.
If the IRS would reject your return for any reason, then you would be able to go in and make any necessary changes to your tax return and resubmit.
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