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I have no clue if I filed my taxes for 2019 or not? I'm so confused and need help!

 
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I have no clue if I filed my taxes for 2019 or not? I'm so confused and need help!

Did you go all the way through the File tab, through the 3 steps and hit the big orange Transmit Returns Now button?

 

You can check your efile status here     

https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/efile-status-lookup/   

 

When you efile you get back 2 emails.  The first email only confirms the transmission.  The second email says if the IRS (or state) Accepted or Rejected your efile.

 

When you log into your account you should also see the status and if it was Accepted or Rejected, Started, Printed, Ready to Mail, etc.  What does it say?

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I have no clue if I filed my taxes for 2019 or not? I'm so confused and need help!

First of all thank you so much for all your help!! The return status says printed.. does that mean it was mailed to the irs?

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I have no clue if I filed my taxes for 2019 or not? I'm so confused and need help!

It also says ready to mail?

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I have no clue if I filed my taxes for 2019 or not? I'm so confused and need help!

Printed or Ready to Mail means you have to actually print out your tax return and mail it to the IRS yourself. So it has not been filed yet. And it will always say Ready to Mail. Turbo Tax doesn’t know if or when you mailed it and the IRS doesn’t update Turbo Tax when they get your mailed return.

 

How to print and mail your return,
https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/printing/help/how-do-i-print-and-mail-my-return-in-turbotax-online...

 

OR You can try to switch to efile
https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/e-file/help/how-do-i-change-from-mail-to-e-file-in-turbotax-online...

 

When you mail a tax return, you need to attach any documents showing tax withheld, such as your W-2’s or any 1099’s. Use a mailing service that will track it, such as UPS or certified mail so you will know the IRS received the return. Don’t forget state.


Important! Mail Federal and State in separate envelopes and mail each year in separate envelopes.

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