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tami551
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If I don't owe any taxes, can I file tax returns from 2016-2019 out of order?

 
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JotikaT2
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If I don't owe any taxes, can I file tax returns from 2016-2019 out of order?

It depends.

 

It would make more sense to file them in chronological order in case you have a carryover from one year to the next.  This would ensure you are able to utilize any carryover losses or credit carryovers if they are generated in a prior year.

 

How to prepare a prior year tax return

 

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JotikaT2
Expert Alumni

If I don't owe any taxes, can I file tax returns from 2016-2019 out of order?

It depends.

 

It would make more sense to file them in chronological order in case you have a carryover from one year to the next.  This would ensure you are able to utilize any carryover losses or credit carryovers if they are generated in a prior year.

 

How to prepare a prior year tax return

 

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"
tami551
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If I don't owe any taxes, can I file tax returns from 2016-2019 out of order?

Thanks. 

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