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I need to amend my return do I also have to file an extension

I will have to pay taxes when I amend my return can I do that without having to file an extension
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I need to amend my return do I also have to file an extension

If you have already filed your return and need an amendment, you do not file an extension.  

 

Has your return been accepted yet?  ( suggest to wait for IRS / state response for acceptance or rejection ) 

If your return got rejected for whatever reasons, you can return to the program/account to make corrections along with other changes.  You do not need an amendment 1040-X.

 

If your return has been accepted, please see the following :

 

You will have to amend your return by filing a Form 1040X.  You should not try to amend your return until it has been fully processed and you have received your refund or your payment has cleared.

Amended returns do not “catch up” to your original return and replace them;  they are processed as two separate returns.  

Amended returns have to be printed and filed by mail.  It can take the IRS up to 12 weeks or longer to process them.   If you are due a larger refund than on your original return, your amended return should only show the difference and you will receive a separate check for it.  If you owe money on your amended return, it will show only the new amount owed, you will have to mail a check with the return. 

 

Please see attached for instructions on how to amend your 2019 tax return, the program will create the form 1040-X:

 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/5114064

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I need to amend my return do I also have to file an extension

If you have already filed your return and need an amendment, you do not file an extension.  

 

Has your return been accepted yet?  ( suggest to wait for IRS / state response for acceptance or rejection ) 

If your return got rejected for whatever reasons, you can return to the program/account to make corrections along with other changes.  You do not need an amendment 1040-X.

 

If your return has been accepted, please see the following :

 

You will have to amend your return by filing a Form 1040X.  You should not try to amend your return until it has been fully processed and you have received your refund or your payment has cleared.

Amended returns do not “catch up” to your original return and replace them;  they are processed as two separate returns.  

Amended returns have to be printed and filed by mail.  It can take the IRS up to 12 weeks or longer to process them.   If you are due a larger refund than on your original return, your amended return should only show the difference and you will receive a separate check for it.  If you owe money on your amended return, it will show only the new amount owed, you will have to mail a check with the return. 

 

Please see attached for instructions on how to amend your 2019 tax return, the program will create the form 1040-X:

 

https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/5114064

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I need to amend my return do I also have to file an extension

No, if you have already filed your return and need to amend it, you do not need to also file an extension. The extension is for people who have not already filed their return by 04/15 and need more time to complete their return. However, any taxes they may owe must be paid by 4/15.

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